Supervising Social Worker

Fife Council

Posted

£33,939 to £37,562 per annum Full Time Contact: Human Resources Reference: FIF17504

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Proposed Interview Date: Friday 17 December 2021

Fife Council is committed to ensuring that high quality foster placements are available for children who cannot remain safely at home. To do this, we are looking for an individual to join our team with a focus on recruiting, assessing and supporting a diverse community of foster carers throughout Fife.

Within this role your main responsibilities would include:

  • Supporting and supervising a caseload of foster carers
  • Responding to fostering enquiries
  • Assessing capacity to foster and risk
  • Placement searches for looked after children as part of a duty system
  • Organisation and development of support groups and events

You should have experience of working as part of a team to deliver results. You should have good problem solving, communication, assessment and report writing skills. You should have a knowledge of relevant legislation and guidance and be educated to SCQF level 9, which includes a Degree in Social Work. You are also required to join the PVG scheme and register with the SSSC.

For further information please contact: Laura Lowrie - laura.lowrie@fife.gov.uk

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