Supervising Social Worker

Full Time
Job Sector:
Nursing / Social Care
South Wales
Salary description:
£35000/ annum + Benefits
Start Date:
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Are you looking to make a difference in the lives of vulnerable children and families?
- Do you have previous experience as a Supervising Social Worker?
If the answer is YES, Calon Cymru are now recruiting for a Supervising Social Worker based in Carmarthen and are looking for individuals just like you!
What can we offer you?
- Competitive salary starting at £35,000 dependent on experience
- 28 days holiday in your first year
- Birthday day off
- Auto Enrolment Pension Scheme
- Fostertalk membership
Your new role:
Joining our team as a Supervising Social Worker, you will work with both specialist and mainstream placements to manage a caseload of up to 12 carers (FTE), and work within a dedicated team to improve the outcomes and lives of looked after children. Key responsibilities include:
- Being involved in the recruitment campaign for the programme foster carers.
- The recruitment, assessment and approval of foster carers.
- Supporting foster carers in the delivery of the specialist service programmes plus our mainstream placements
- Supervising foster carers in accordance with Fostering Regulations.
- Guide and support foster carers in understanding the developmental trauma needs of children, and how carers need to respond and care for the children who will present with challenging behaviours.
- Working closely with the Foster Carers, the team managers, the team and other professionals to deliver a high quality service.
What you will need:
- You must be social work qualified with some experience of working in a children and families setting.
- You must have the ability to work flexibly and outside core working hours.
- Ability to analyse information and make informed decisions.
- You will need to be self-motivated, organised with effective communication skills both written and verbally.
- A current Enhanced DBS is required for this position and registration with the HCPC.
About Calon Cymru:
Founded in 1996, Calon Cymru, formally Pathway Care Fostering, is one of the leading independent agencies in South and West Wales, in terms of the number of children and young people we look after, the quality of care we provide for looked after children, and the service we offer our foster carers.
We're frequently told that our carers choose us, and stay with us, because they feel involved in the running of our agency, and we always ensure they have a voice. Our local teams of social workers and support workers ensure that we're always there for each and every one of our carers.
If you are looking for your next challenge as our Supervising Social Worker, then we want to hear from you, please click apply.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and you are expected to share this commitment.
No terminology in this advert is intended to be deemed discriminatory. We are happy to accept applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their age, gender, race, religion, disability, sexual orientation or marital status

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