Job Description

Please be aware this is a Long Term Temporary post to start ASAP.

The following is essential criteria:

– Degree in Social Work

– SWE Registration

– Right to work within the UK


We Are looking for an experienced fostering social worker, to support one family in the Northumberland area. The foster carer is approved by Calderdale Council, but due to the distance we would like to identify a supervising social worker who lives nearby and therefore can provide regular face to face support. We envisage this as being approximately 10 hours per month of support that would include support and/or supervision visits and unannounced visits as appropriate, attendance at meetings relating to the child and fostering role, writing up of reports/visits, and completing the social worker reports for the carers annual review.

The hours required for this role can be flexible to meet the needs of the family and it maybe suitable to conduct some of this work on an evening or weekend.

We would offer virtual supervision and support to the Social Worker to carry out this role given the distance from Calderdale.

The requirement would be for a qualified social worker  who has fostering experience, who is in close proximity to Berwick-Upon-Tweed postal area: TD15, as additional milage will not be covered.

Please be aware this is a Long Term Temporary post to start ASAP.

What’s on offer for the Social Worker

· Excellent competitive pay rate – paid weekly!

· Excellent management structure with experienced leaders

· Desirable location with excellent transport links

· A stable and well-supported working environment

Benefits of working with

  • Free on-going training opportunities upon registering as part of our commitment to you.
  • Competitive Rates of pay
  • In house payroll, providing weekly payments and support
  • Enhanced DBS completed.
  • Support and expert advice from an approachable, dedicated and friendly team
  • An assigned dedicated & experienced consultant
  • Various employment opportunities in your preferred geographical area

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