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Supervising Social Worker EAST SUSSEX

  • Location:

    Hastings, East Sussex

  • Sector:

    Services for children

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  • Salary:

    £26000 - £36000 per annum + care allowance, mileage

  • Contact:

    Junior Lee

  • Contact email:

    [email protected]

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  • Published:

    2 months ago

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Job Description

BS Social Care are working with a nationally recognised organisation to find a Supervising Social Worker to work full time in the East Sussex region, covering caseloads in and around the Hastings areas.

We are working with an organisation that provides a range of children services. They are presently recruiting for a supervising social worker to join their Fostering division.

The role will be based mostly from home, only requiring you to come into the office for training, after hours or for meetings where your attendance is essential
To recruit, support and develop the skills of our foster carers to ensure that we provide outstanding care and the best possible outcomes for our children and young people in our care.

· To work in collaboration with all stakeholders and strive to ensure that the children and young people in our care reach their full potential.

· To provide a comprehensive, flexible and high quality service to carers, children and young people in our care using legal, regulatory and statutory guidance to inform practice decisions and to safeguard and protect against harm.

· To understand and contribute to the growth and continued development of the Fostering service

The ideal candidate is someone who is visible, approachable and earns respect; inspires and motivates others, building effective working relationships.
· Demonstrates the high standards of integrity, honesty and fairness expected; carries forward Defines results, taking into account the needs of the carers and children care plans and placement agreements delivering the best outcomes for children. · Encourages feedback on performance and makes improvements and / or changes to practice based on them.
Makes clear and considered recommendations and decisions to their line manager.decisions made by the organisation or in collaboration with the line manager.

Has in-depth knowledge and experience related to the service and knows when and how to find and use sources of expertise, within and outside the group; · Understands the environment within which the group evolves, including regulatory frameworks and applies high quality best practice to meet and exceed expectations in the role. · Demonstrates a growth mind-set and inquisitive thinking and applies this to their practice

Two years of experience as a Social Worker is required.

Ideally this would be in a fostering setting as well

Any other relevant qualifications would be very welcome as well

The salary starts at £26,000 and can go up to £36,000 depending on experience

Included in the salary is a £1200 care allowance as well as subsidies for the fuel

Due to the current COVID situation all interviews will be held remotely via Microsoft Teams

Does this sound like your ideal role? If so then apply online or contact Junior Lee on 07483 347 038


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