Supervising Social Worker - Salisbury

Full Time   Salary: £29,000 - £33,444

South   Health & Social Care


Vacancy Name: Supervising Social Worker - Salisbury
Location: Hampshire, Dorset & Wiltshire
Salary: £29,000 - £33,444 DOE plus car allowance

Hours: 37 Hours per week


About the role


  • You will be based in the Salisbury Office rated Outstanding by Ofsted.
  • The service essentially covers the Wiltshire, Hampshire, Dorset, and the Isle of Wight in line with the company’s growth and development strategy.
  • 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 Secure Base and PACE models with integration across our fostering, residential, clinical and education services to achieve the best possible outcomes for young people.
  • You will be joining developing service with an impressive carer recruitment pipeline.  

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 the 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 our 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)
  • Access to the ASYE Programme for newly qualified social workers
  • 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 
  • Pension scheme and access to employee assistance program
  • Perkbox discount scheme membership
  • Simply Health 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 license 




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