Supervising Social Worker – Peterlee

Foster Cares

Supervising Social Worker
Posted 3 months ago

Are you looking for an exciting new challenge?  Then Foster cares Ltd are looking for you!

  • £31,860 – £36,500 per annum (based upon experience)
  • 35 hrs per week 
  • 30 days holiday entitlement
  • Car allowance & OOH duty allowance
  • Company pension scheme

If you want to work in a stable, supportive and creative environment , want to be a part of an exciting growing service, work for a strong family owned Agency, Established in 2000 …….then don’t miss out on this rare opportunity !! we would love to hear from experienced social workers with relevant or transferable skills. Great salary & benefits and work environment are waiting for the right candidate.

Foster Cares Ltd is a well-established and successful, family owned, Independent Fostering provider which operates across the whole of the North East and North West regions.

The Agency is committed to providing personalised support for foster carers enabling them to provide well matched, high quality, sustainable placements to meet the complex and varied needs of children and young people. We are a forward looking Agency always striving to improve upon our service provision to both the young people and our foster carers.

With this in mind we currently have 2 vacancies for experienced Supervising Social Worker’s. One based at our Peterlee office who will add to and support our aim to build upon our current success and developments across the North East, the other based at our Warrington office covering the North West


You will be an experienced qualified Supervising Social Worker with sound legislative and practice knowledge and skills associated with the role of Supervising Social worker within fostering services. However we would consider applications from experienced  Social Workers who have an understanding of fostering .


The posts offer an exciting opportunity to join an experienced, stable and supportive team where individuals are encouraged to be creative to develop new ideas, support participation and consultation with young people and foster carers and have a genuine input into our service development.

We are looking for suitable candidates who have the necessary knowledge, skills, enthusiasm and can do attitude approach the post requires. You will have excellent written and verbal communication skills enabling you to effectively share information.

You will also be able to demonstrate creativity, imagination, energy, flexibility and self-motivation to work with young people and foster carers. The post requires you to participate in an out of hour’s duty rota and you will be based in our head office in Peterlee, Durham.

How To Apply

Interested candidates should use the following Job Description as guidance and download and complete the required application form and return to by no later than the 10th January  2020.

For the full job description: PLEASE DOWNLOAD JOB DESCRIPTION HERE

For application form: PLEASE DOWNLOAD HERE

For informal discussion please contact – Dawn Paton, Registered Manager on 0191 5869655

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