Supervising social worker – Therapeutic IFA

Basic Overview
Salary: £35000 – £38000/annum car allowance
Job Type: Full Time / Permanent
Minimum Salary: 35000.00
Maximum Salary: 38000.00
Job Location: Bexley, Kent

Therapeutic family-feel like Independent Fostering Agency is looking for a permanent Supervising social worker to cover a small caseload of 11 foster placements in Bexley, Kent area.

You will be part of a smaller Fostering agency with Good Ofsted that has the office based in Bexley. The successful post holder will get to know everyone, from director level to support worker, everyone is very close to each other and close to the foster families. The IFA has in total 55 foster carers and achieved very good outcomes for the young people, as rated by Ofsted.

The IFA uses a therapeutic person centred approach, run by 2 directors, one is a qualified social worker and the other is a very experience therapist. The post offers a mix of office and home working. The SSW will have flexibility with working hours and autonomy to prioritise their own work.

Benefits and other info:

Office is in Bexley – hybrid working
Therapeutic fostering approach
Small organisation – not corporate or money oriented
Good Ofsted
Small caseload – 11 foster carers
Flexibility and autonomy
Car allowance + benefits
Permanent contract – stable and strong team
Career progression as the IFA is constantly growing and looking to expandRequirements:

Must drive
1 year post qualifying experience in children services
Must be a qualified social worker
Knowledge on fostering legislation and national minimum standardIf you are looking for a stable career with career progression this post is definitely for you. You will have the chance to grow with a passionate, forward thinking IFA that is always looking to innovate the social care sector. Therapeutic approach is very big focus hence this will offer you a chance to build up new skills within this area of work.

Please get in touch asap. Looking forward to hear from qualified social workers that would like a new adventure. You can also contact me on Linkedin at Ana Bohotineanu or send your CV at