Supervising Social Worker

The National Fostering Agency
Cardiff (Caerdydd)
£30,000 (Depending on experience) plus £1,200 Car Allowance per annum
13 Jul 2017
19 Aug 2017
Supervising Social Worker (Mat cover) Job Title: Supervising Social Worker Contract Type: Fixed Term/Maternity cover approx 12 months Location: IFCS / South Wales Salary: £30,000 per annum (depending on experience) Car Allowance: £1200 per year Closing Date: 6th June 2017 Job ID: 57286 Joining IFCS's professional team and working from our IFCS office, you will be responsible for supporting and supervising an enthusiastic group of foster carers across the South Wales area. Supervising Social Workers are responsible for managing foster resources in an allocated area, recruiting, assessing, supervising, training and supporting foster carers and their placement's, ensuring that we provide quality and professional services. We are looking for experienced social workers who can demonstrate recent experience in fostering and who share our ongoing commitment in providing excellence in the quality placements we provide for the children and young people in our care. You will need to be a qualified Social Worker and hold Care Council for Wales registration and possess a good working knowledge of relevant legislation and their impact on fostering services. Participation in an evening and weekend on call rota is expected and no additional payment is included. You will be a strong communicator, both written and verbal, have good IT skills and be flexible and able to travel throughout the area. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all employees to share this commitment and undertake appropriate checks. We are an Equal Opportunities Employer. When registering to Totaljobs you will be redirected to the online application form. Please ensure that this is fully completed in order that your application can be reviewed. This job was originally posted as