Due to COVID-19, this position is offered as working from home.

We are currently recruiting for a part time Supervising Social Worker (28 hours per week) on a fixed term contract basis, maternity cover, commencing August 2020, to join our Ryancare team based in Wanstead, London.

The successful candidate will support Foster Carers covering the corridor from Braintree to Enfield.

It is essential that candidates drive and have their own car/full driving licence, as well as a willingness to travel as part of this role.

We are seeking a fully qualified and experienced Supervising Social Worker with preferably 3 years post qualifying experience.

You will have an experienced understanding of the role and life of a Foster Carer to bring to this diverse, busy and very rewarding role.  The successful candidate will manage a foster carer caseload of approximately 8 located in the Wanstead and the surrounding areas.  Further information will be explained upon application.

You will be committed to ensuring that our Carers receive the highest level of support and supervision that is expected from The Company. You will require excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, and be experienced in preparing reports for formal meetings and presenting information.

You will have a sound knowledge of childcare legislation including the Fostering Services (England) Regulations 2011, National Minimum Standards and Care Planning Regulations 2010.

We offer a competitive salary with excellent benefits which include a company pension scheme, generous holiday entitlement, life assurance, premium health insurance (after qualifying period) and Employee Assistance Programme.

For more information and to apply, please send your CV in the first instance to hr@nextstepfostering.org

Closing date for applications 14 August 2020.