Supervising Social Worker

Supervising Social Worker Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Supervising Social Worker to join our team.


  • To support and attend a foster carer support group as needed;
  • To work closely with any agencies and all staff to match children to families;
  • Be willing to work flexibly including evening and weekend work, when required, within the duty rota system or in emergencies;
  • To act, if required, as a member of Foster Care panel;
  • To contribute to the development of the fostering service;
  • Providing support and supervision to mainstream foster carers;
  • Supervision of pool of foster carers;
  • Home visits throughout Bradford District and sometimes beyond;
  • Flexible working and out of hours support to carers Salary of £28K – £38K pa, depending on skills and experience;
  • Direct work with children and young people to support better outcomes and stable placements;
  • Participation in all aspects of the organisation including supporting training for foster carers;
  • Ensuring carers complaint with fostering standards;
  • Monitoring and complying with all safeguarding aspects;
  • Report to the Registered Manager;
  • Form assessments and panel presentation.


  • Experience of working within a Fostering Team is preferable;
  • Occupational Sick Pay;
  • Out of hours allowance;
  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/DipSW/CQSW);
  • Dental care;
  • Commitment to working flexible hours;
  • Full UK driving license and access to a car;
  • Willing to undergo appropriate child protection screening, including employment references and DBS check;
  • Private health care;
  • 31 days Annual leave plus bank holidays;
  • Generous car allowance;
  • Employee Assistance Programme;
  • Flexible approach to work;
  • Valid HCPC registration;
  • Up to 5% contributory pension.