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Supervising Social Worker

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Location: North West

Salary: Generous Salary Package

Full Time       Permanent

Excel Fostering is a small, established, independent fostering agency operating across the North West, Lancashire and Cumbria. We provide safe, secure, loving homes to the children in our care and the very best training and support services to our foster carers.

As part of the Capstone Foster Care Group, Excel Fostering is owned by our employees, as an Employee Ownership Trust. Employee Ownership Trusts result in improved employee wellbeing, staff engagement and a sense of achievement. We are able to invest more in Learning and Development and pay all our staff additional salary increments annually.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our friendly team as a Supervising Social Worker, looking after a manageable caseload within the North West. Working in partnership with other team members to provide a high quality and safe service for our foster families and the children/young people they look after.

As a Social Worker in the team, you must have the ability to:

  • Manage your own caseload whilst meeting deadlines
  • Evidence experience in frontline social work in Childcare and Form F’s
  • Demonstrate strong analytical and assessment skills
  • Have the ability to effectively communicate with children and their parents
  • Promote great outcomes for all children and young people looked after by Excel Fostering.

Applicants must have:

  • A relevant Social Work qualification and be SWE registered
  • Have at least two years experience, preferably in fostering or adoption
  • Knowledge of fostering and childcare legislation
  • Be eligible to work within the UK

In return, we offer:

  • Annual additional salary increments
  • Home working allowing a good work life balance
  • Excellent CPD opportunities
  • Holidays starting at 25 days plus your birthday off!
  • Additional holiday purchase scheme
  • Discounts via FosterTalk membership
  • Employee Assistance membership

 If you feel you are able to share our vision and would like to join our team, please do not hesitate to apply. If you are enthusiastic and motivated to help us achieve this and want to be part of an exceptional team then we would love to hear from you.

Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people is enshrined within Excel Fostering’s policy and practice. We expect our employees to share this commitment with us.

We are an Equal Opportunities employer.

You can view our Privacy Notice that sets out the rules we follow regarding how we use any personal information we collect about you and the rights you have relating to that use.

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Ways to

Start the conversation today. Our team of friendly advisors are on hand to answer any foster care questions you may have. We can offer you honest and practical advice that can help you decide if becoming a foster carer is the right path for you. 

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