Supervising Social Worker – Stoke & Staffordshire
Capstone Foster Care is a well established fostering organisation that work hard to maintain the family feel of each office so that we can provide a personal and friendly service to all our carers. Our vision is to make a difference to the lives of disadvantaged children and young people, supporting carers to do an important job really well.
We are currently recruiting for a qualified Supervising Social Worker based from our Stoke office to cover Stoke & Staffordshire and to assist with the development and growth of the Region. With good analytical and assessment skills, the ability to effectively communicate with children and their parents, you will offer high quality supervision and support to foster carers and their placements.
As a Social Worker in the team you must have the ability to manage your own caseload whilst meeting deadlines and have experience in frontline social work in Childcare. Form F work, supervising foster carers and all aspects of fostering work will be covered within the position.
You must have a relevant Social Work qualification (BA/MA Social Work / DipSW / CCETSW), be HCPC registered and have at least two years experience preferably in fostering or adoption, but we will consider social workers with two years experience working in child protection. Applicants will have a current DBS, be eligible to work in the UK and have a full current drivers license. You will be flexible and must have the ability to travel when cover is needed.
Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people is enshrined within Capstone Foster Care’s policy and practice. We expect our employees to share this commitment with us.
To apply, please send your cv through to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Closing date: Friday 18th May 2018