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Supervising Social Worker - Somerset

Are you looking for an employer that will give you a good work/life balance whilst helping to build brighter futures for our foster children?

Location: Somerset

Salary: Generous Salary Package

Full Time  Permanent

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. Always striving for excellence in everything we do. We provide safe, secure, loving homes to the children in our care and the very best training and support services to our foster carers.

You will have the unique opportunity to work for a company that is owned by it's employees, as an Employee Ownership Trust. Employee Ownership Trusts result in improved employee wellbeing, staff engagement and a sense of achievement. We are able to invest more in Learning and Development and pay all our staff annual tax free bonuses.

As a Social Worker in the team you must have the ability to:

  • Manage your own caseload whilst meeting deadlines
  • Evidence experience in frontline social work in Childcare and Form F’s
  • Demonstrate strong analytical and assessment skills
  • Have the ability to effectively communicate with children and their parents
  • Promote great outcomes for all children and young people looked after by Capstone Foster Care

Applicants must have:

  • A relevant Social Work qualification and be SWE registered
  • Have fostering social work experience
  • Knowledge of fostering and childcare legislation
  • Be eligible to work within the UK
  • Current driving licence and access to transport
  • IT skills

In return we offer:

  • Annual Tax Free Bonus
  • Home, flexible based working allowing a good work life balance
  • Excellent training, development and promotion opportunities
  • Manageable caseloads
  • 25 days holiday plus Bank Holidays and your birthday off!
  • Retail discounts via your FosterTalk membership

If you feel you are able to share our vision and would like to join our team, please do not hesitate to apply. If you are enthusiastic and motivated to help us achieve this and want to be part of an exceptional team then we would love to hear from you.

Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people is enshrined within Capstone Foster Care policy and practice. We expect our employees to share this commitment with us.


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