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Senior Practitioner - Independent Fostering Agency


£34500 - £37000 per annum


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As the Senior Practitioner, you will be supervising social carers in the Fostering Service. working with an Independent fostering Agency in Frome Somerset, this is a full-time positions home-based 4 days a week. This Independent Fostering Agency is one of the largest organisations within the UK.

You will need to have a background within a Fostering Team as a Senior Practitioner. Ideally, within an Independent Fostering Agency or Charity.

Benefits for you as the Supervising Social Worker:

  • 30 Days Annual leave
  • Mileage paid - 0.45P
  • Contributory pension Scheme
  • Progression Opportunists
  • Healthcare
  • Additional Discounts

Duties and Responsibilities for you as the Senior Practitioner:

  • To contribute to the effective day to day practice of the fostering service.
  • Recruit, assess, train and support foster carers, working in partnership with team members to provide a high quality and safe service for foster families and the children/young people they look after.
  • Promote great outcomes for children and young people looked after.
  • Provide line management to designated supervising social workers and cover line management responsibility when required.
  • Actively engage in and uphold the values of the agency.

Requirements for you as the Senior Practitioner:

  • Degree in Social Work, DipSW or equivalent.
  • HCPC registration
  • 3 years' experience of working in fostering/child related social work.
  • Experience of assessing potential foster carers.

Location: Frome, Somerset

Salary: £34,500 to £37,000

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