Placement Manager (Supervising Social Worker)
Anglia | AFA Fostering
37.5 Hours Per Week, 9 Month Fixed Term Contract to cover Maternity Leave
Job Role: Placement Manager (Supervising Social Worker)
Contract Type: Fixed Term – 9 months
Contract Start Date: June 2018 (TBC)
Salary Scale: £32000 – £37000 Gross PA
AFA Fostering is seeking a Placement Manager (Supervising Social Worker) to provide fixed term maternity cover, to cover the Anglia area (this will primarily cover Norfolk and the Suffolk/Cambridge borders).
Candidates for this role must be Diploma in Social Work qualified (or equivalent, CQSW, CSS) experience of child protection work and trained in Safeguarding, a working knowledge of child care legislation and if possible be experienced in fostering assessments (BAAF Form F).
A full driving licence and access to a vehicle with relevant insurance cover is also required.
In addition to the above requirements, experience in fostering as well as in undertaking family assessments under the working together framework as well as other mainstream children and families work would be desirable.
You would be responsible for fostering resources in an allocated area, for assessing, supervising, training, and supporting foster carers and their placements. Also, you would be promoting and ensuring the provision of high quality, professional services for all local authorities that place children and young people with Anglia Fostering Agency.
Contact: Craig Noyes
Telephone: 01603 559255
Closing Date: 15th April 2018