SUPERVISING SOCIAL WORKER |FOSTERING TEAM | LEWISHAM Qualified Social Worker / Social Work Professional required to join a statutory FOSTERING TEAM Based in LEWISHAM You must have a social work qualification and full HCPC registration as well as relevant experience to be considered Pay rate £28-£30We ideally need a Supervising Social Worker who can Supervise a caseload of 16-18 fostering households. The role is to support, advise and guide foster carers in every aspect of their fostering career by: Keeping in frequent touch with the foster carers, their family and the children or young people in placement through regular statutory visits/supervision, telephone calls and via email. Arranging any additional support services needed by the foster carers or children placed with them to enable placement success/stability Supporting foster carers with attending meetings, writing reports, keeping records etc. Supporting foster carers in enabling them to manage contact between the child/children in their care and their birth parents/relatives/friends Identifying training needs of foster carers and supporting them in achieving their learning and development objectives. Facilitating foster carer support groups. Working alongside the child/children’s social workers in supporting the foster carers in implement the Local Authority’s care plan for the child/children placed. Please call Charlie Townsend at Caritas Recruitment – extension 3910 for further details on this role and to discuss other open social work vacancies Caritas Recruitment are a specialist recruitment agency for Qualified Social Workers at all levels. We supply Qualified Social Work staff to over 150 local authorities, UK wide, on a permanent and temporary (locum/contract) basis. Benefits include: Dedicated and supportive Consultant Access to every social work job across 180 authorities Exclusive Project Roles, including outside IR35 Projects Regular job alerts Opportunity to earn up to £1,500 in Referral Bonus’s per annum Free DBS and compliance servicePlease call now for a friendly, informal chat – (phone number removed) ext 3910 Caritas Recruitment is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.
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