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Supervising Social Worker – Exeter – Devon

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iPeople SC Solutions is currently recruiting for Supervising Social Worker to work for our client based in Exeter, Devon.

Supervising Social Worker – Fostering Service 

£44 per hour and £150 per week expenses 

Based Mid Devon – Exeter 

Our Fostering Service is providing a service to children, young people and carers that is focused on making a difference in young people’s lives.

The recent testimony from a carer says it all: “The last few months have been a huge learning curve but seeing the child in my care now thriving has made it all worthwhile. I cannot express enough how rewarding it has been to see her develop and respond to me, knowing that I have helped give her the best possible start in her life”.

About the Supervising Social Worker role

  • As someone who knows what good foster care looks like, you will be responsible for ensuring high quality and timely assessments to provide high quality carers for our most vulnerable children in Devon.
  • You will be working in a fast paced and supportive environment.

Supervising Social Worker responsibilities include 

  • Foster carer supervisions and ongoing support to carers
  • Completion of high-quality carer annual reviews
  • Unannounced visits to foster carers
  • Attendance at meetings as required (eg. child in care reviews, risk assessment meetings etc)
  • Presenting to fostering panel as required
  • Facilitating foster carer support groups
  • Close work with childcare teams and other professionals to ensure safety and wellbeing of children

About you

Like us, you’ll be passionate about improving children’s life chances.

As an experienced qualified social worker with energy and enthusiasm, you will be able to demonstrate success in the managing of complex situations. You will be committed to reflective practice and know how to energise, motivate and challenge practitioners.

You will have an ability to work to deadlines in a fast paced and supportive environment

We are looking for people who are strong in partnership working, think creatively and are ready to try new things.

  • Knowledge of Eclipse computer system is an advantage – strong IT skills a must.
  • Full-clean license and access to a car ability to travel as required
  • Qualified social worker with up to date professional registration

If you are interested in this position, please apply with your CV.

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