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Supervising Social Worker

Posted a month ago by @ Vetro Recruitment

  • Lancaster, Lancashire
  • Permanent
  • £35,000 to £41,000 P/Yr
  • Standard
  • Expires In 3 hours

A Supervising Social Worker is required to join a fantastic independent fostering service in Lancaster, supporting young people and providing service to those involved within the fostering system.

  • Title: Supervising Social Worker
  • Salary: Up to £41,000 depending upon experience
  • Location: Lancaster
  • Hours: Full time

The role:

  • Recruit, assess and monitor the suitability and competence of foster carers.
  • Support and supervision of foster carers.
  • Find long or short-term fostering placements for children who come into care.
  • To provide support, counselling, and therapeutic interventions to fostering families.
  • To assist the foster carer in their task of providing care to a child in care.
  • Achieve the best outcomes for our children and families and to sustain them in their communities.
  • Undertaking statutory duties in accordance with National Fostering Standards and Regulations
  • Have a good knowledge of relevant legislation and regulations.

The successful candidate:
What you will need to be a successful Supervising Social Worker

  • SWE registered
  • 2 years of fostering and or adoption experience
  • Ability to be flexible as working practices can include occasional evening and weekend work.
  • UK driver's licence and access to a vehicle
  • Social work degree or an equivalent qualification


  • Granted key worker status
  • Casual dress
  • Company care
  • Free flu jabs
  • Competitive salary
  • Progression and CPD opportunities
  • A host of family-friendly leave options including company Maternity Paternity and Adoption pay; together with all family additional leave options
  • A full range of free training is available
  • Sickness Benefit Scheme
  • Generous Pension Scheme
  • Life Insurance
  • Opportunity to work from home

Do you want to make a real, measurable difference to the lives of young people and families? If this sounds like your dream role, we would love to hear from you. If you think you're right for this Supervising Social Worker role, then click the 'apply' button below.
Vetro Recruitment acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Vetro is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merit alone.

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