Job description

Requirements

  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Aberdeen

Description

Supervising Social Worker - Aberdeenshire and Moray area

Supervising Social Worker – Aberdeenshire and Moray Region

If you really want to make your mark in a rapidly growing business that is committed to improving the lives of children and young people, we have the role for you! Joining NFA's professional team and working from your home base, you will be responsible for supporting and supervising an enthusiastic group of foster carers across Scotland - specifically the Aberdeenshire and Moray area.

The ideal candidate will share our ongoing commitment in providing excellence in the quality placements we provide for the children and young people in our care.

This is your chance to join a supportive and caring, high achieving team with National Fostering Agency Group.

About the Group

Operating within the National Fostering Agency Group, our vision is to build incredible futures by empowering vulnerable young people in the UK to be happy and to make their way in the world. Every day we improve the lives of thousands of young people, their families and communities through a relentless focus on caring and learning.

About the Role

Supervising Social Workers are responsible for managing foster resources in an allocated area. The successful candidate will be responsible for recruiting, assessing, supervising, training and supporting foster carers and their placements in the Aberdeenshire and Moray area.

Your primary responsibility will be providing quality and professional services by supervising and supporting allocated foster carers, their placements and completing necessary documentation.

Who we are looking for

You will need to be a qualified Social Worker, hold SSSC registration and possess a good working knowledge of relevant legislation and their impact on fostering services.  We want someone who places a focus on the positive outcomes of our children and takes responsibility for helping improve the lives of our young people.

Participation in an evening and weekend On Call Duty is expected and no additional payment is included, On Call Duty equates to once or twice a month.  You will be a strong communicator, both written and verbal, have good IT skills and be flexible and able to travel throughout the area.

Why work for us


- Private health care
- Dental Cover
- Holidays starting at 25 days per annum
- Extensive training suite
- Career development across the Group
- Professional support network
- Pension
- “Your Wellbeing Matters”
- Employee Rewards Hub

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all employees to share this commitment and undertake appropriate checks.

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Closing Date for Application: Wednesday 7th August 2019

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 14th August 2019

  • social work