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Supervising social worker – Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire

Supervising Social Worker – covering Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire

Independent Fostering Agency, based at Radcliffe on Trent, Nottinghamshire

Salary £28,000 – £33.000 (company car offered)

Regional Foster Placements is a family owned independent fostering agency. Our East Midlands branch is seeking to recruit a child-focused qualified Social Worker with a ‘can do’ attitude to fit within our small but growing friendly team based at Radcliffe on Trent, Nottinghamshire. We have fantastic carers and a good quality well-resourced support service. As a Supervising Social Worker, you will provide guidance, support and supervision to foster carers primarily within the Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire areas but must be willing to work across the East Midlands region. Our caseloads are realistic (up to 12 carer households) so that you have the ability to provide good quality support to the carers on your caseload.

You should have a Degree in Social Work, DipSW, CQSW or equivalent Social Work qualification and must be registered with HCPC.
A minimum of 2 years post qualifying experience in fostering or statutory social work is desirable but not essential so long as you can demonstrate the skills and experience needed to support foster carers who are parenting the most vulnerable children in our society.
You will be expected to work flexible hours and cover the 24/7 telephone out of office hours service on a 4 weekly basis. You must have a car with business insurance, a full UK driving licence and mileage expenses will be payable to you. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

A competitive salary, working within a nice environment in a small but growing team, fantastic training opportunities and job satisfaction is on offer.

To apply please download the following.

Job Description and Person Spec – Locum


Child Protection And Safeguarding Policy

Recruitment and Selection Policy

Recruitment and Selection Policy Appendix A RECRUITMENT OF EX-OFFENDERS POLICY

Please return your completed application to:

Closing date for applications:- Monday 12th March 2018, 12 noon. Interviews will be held on Thursday 15th March at our office at Radcliffe on Trent.


Regional Foster Placements is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Children and Young People, applicants must be willing to undergo appropriate child protection screening, including employment references and DBS check.
We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

Locum Social Worker assessing foster care applicants.