Supervising Social Worker
Full Time Permanent – Birmingham
Capstone Foster Care is a well established fostering organisation. We 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. Operating from 16 offices across the UK we have grown rapidly through recruiting people who share our vision.
We are currently recruiting for a qualified Supervising Social Worker to cover the North and East of Birmingham 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.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all employees to share this commitment and undertake appropriate checks. We are committed to fairness, equality and diversity in the workplace, by being diverse we have a wide range of talents and experience.
If you would like to contribute and be part of our vision, please email to request an application pack to the HR Department or apply online.
Form F Assessors
We urgently need independent Form F assessors. The people we would like to recruit are experienced, independent Form F Assessors located in the Midlands and Staffordshire. They will have an ability to work to deadlines and possess clear report writing skills. Form F Assessors are expected to work to a competency based model, complete the new Form F’s to a high standard and be available to attend the organisation’s Fostering Panel. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
We are always interested in hearing from social workers who are experienced in the field of Child Protection, Children and Families and Fostering Teams and who may wish to explore employment opportunities within Capstone. If you like what we do and think you have the requisite skills and experience to become a member of our team, please send your CV to the address below. Email: email@example.com