Job Title: Supervising Social Worker / Senior Practitioner
Location: Apsley (Hemel Hempstead), covering Dacorum and St Albans
Salary Range: £30,756 to £33,136 pa plus £2000 annual market forces payment
Hours: 37 per week
As part of Hertfordshire’s Specialist Services we, in the West Fostering team, are on a journey to achieve “The best we can be” and have an exciting opportunity for you to join us on that journey as a supervising social worker.
You will be joining a leading sector service provider who was rated by Ofsted as delivering “Good” Outcomes for Children in 2015. As well as the chance to develop your skills and contribute to this well rated service, you will benefit from fantastic facilities, excellent training opportunities and attractive benefits including generous leave and a healthy work/life balance.
In this role, you will have a varied caseload involving assessing and supervising foster carers, delivering high quality training and support. You need to have good forensic assessment skills, be able to supervise foster carers and support placements effectively. You will need to be able to contribute to planning for children and present reports to fostering panels.
You will need to be social work qualified registered with the HCPC, be familiar with the TSD standards and have comprehensive knowledge of fostering regulations and legislation.
- Lease car scheme
- Free parking at all our sites
- Generous annual leave entitlement
- Excellent Career Development Training
- Salary exchange for additional benefits
- Excellent pension scheme with employer contributions
- Discount and cashbook on shopping/holidays/entertainment with our Herts Rewards Scheme
- Childcare Vouchers
- Occupational maternity/paternity and adoption pay
- Excellent Wellbeing schemes
Closing Date: 20th January 2019
Interview Date: week commencing 28th January or 4th February
For an informal discussion, please contact Emma Rawlinson, Team Manager, on 01442 453010.