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Senior Supervising Social Worker

Job Type

Permanent

Region

UK

Salary

Location

£43,817

Posted Date

2 September 2022

Kent, South London, Croydon, Surrey

Closing Date

5 September 2022

We require an experienced social worker to support foster carers in the South London, Croydon and Kent areas. The successful applicant will be joining a forward thinking team with focus on the child being central to decision making. The role is homebased with both face to face and virtual meetings and visits.

Main role requirements:

- Post qualifying experience in family placement work or post qualifying experience in other childcare settings.
- A proven track record in working with and on behalf of children, respecting and maintaining their individuality and promoting their positive development.
- Up to date knowledge of relevant legislation including the Fostering National Minimum Standards and Fostering regulations.
- Experience of working with/supporting looked after children and their foster carers.
- Thorough and consistent administrative and report writing skills plus excellent communication and relationship building skills.
- The skills to prioritise and work autonomously, against potentially conflicting deadlines with regard to regulatory requirements.
- The ability to support our foster carers and their families to achieve the best outcomes for the children in their care.

You will need to have a BA or MA in Social Work to be a qualified and registered with Social Work England. An Enhanced DBS clearance is also required and will be processed by TACT on your behalf.

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