Supervising Social Worker - London & East

Full Time   Salary: £29,000 - £39,000

London   Health & Social Care




About the role:

  • The service covers London and the surrounding counties in line with the company’s growth and development strategy.
  • Your base will be from the Romford Office - rated good by Ofsted.
  • Working for this company has many benefits arising from its commitment as a Social Enterprise to invest heavily in the services it provides to Foster Carers, children, and members of the staff team.
  • A significant benefit for the person appointed to this post is that they will have a manageable case load and the support and resources to engage positively with foster carers and children.
  • The company works from a Trauma informed (ATIC) model with integration across the fostering, residential, clinical and education services to achieve the best possible outcomes for young people.


You will be responsible for:

  • Direct support of foster carers within a realistic caseload which enables a high level of supervision, monitoring and intervention.
  • Working within a Trauma informed practice model which is continually evolving in line with research and practice developments
  • Assist in undertaking initial visits to prospective foster carers and join carer recruitment activities.
  • Complete Form F Assessments
  • Be part of their Children and Young People Participations strategy and events
  • Work in collaboration with all colleagues and managers to achieve a high standard of service to foster carers and young people whilst meeting all Ofsted requirements.
  • Taking part in the Out of Hours support to foster carers on a rota basis


You will receive:

  • Formal induction and training in the paperless electronic recording and management system (CHARMs)
  • Professional social work supervision provided by a manager
  • Individual and group Clinical supervision provided by a qualified psychologist/clinician
  • Opportunities to integrate with the clinical, education and residential service provision
  • Competitive annual leave allowance
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Market related salary plus on call allowance plus car allowance
  • Pension scheme and access to employee assistance program
  • Perk box discount scheme membership


You will have:

  • The desire to be a team player who wants to achieve best possible outcomes for all the children and foster carers
  • Experience of working in the fostering sector and/or children/young people in social care
  • A formal social work qualification
  • Be registered as a social worker with Social Work England
  • Have a valid driving licence

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