Our Client, a West Yorkshire Local Authority is seeking a Supervising Social Worker to join its Fostering Team. Excellent payrate of 35 per hour! Are you an experienced Children’s Social Worker, passionate about supporting families to achieve positive change? This is an exciting time to join the fostering service as they have recently had a service review, which has resulted in the service now having 3 service areas specifically focussing on recruitment and assessment, mainstream foster care and permanent foster care! Responsibilities of this role: Supervise and support foster carers who provide long term care to children and young people, including connected carers. Provide a high level of support to improve placement stability and outcomes for children and young people. Undertake assessment of carers and assessing support needs of those carers wishing to achieve legal permanence through special guardianship. You will be given a comprehensive induction program and provided with regular person focused supervision to meet your well-being, training and development needs. You will manage your own diary and benefit from being able to work from home as well as having access to an office base to enable you to meet with fostering colleagues and other teams and services. Requirements of this role: Must be a Qualified Social Worker, registered with Social Worker England. Must drive and have access to own vehicle. Have a good knowledge and understanding of fostering legislation and can demonstrate this at interview. Must have 3 year’s post-qualification experience within Children’s and Families Services. Benefits of working through Reed, include: Dedicated Recruitment Consultant. Aftercare service delivered by Candidate Care Team. Free CV building and Interview support. Free DBS checks. Weekly payroll. PAYE payroll option with additional benefits including holiday pay, healthcare, pension plus more. CPD contributions. Access to full UK jobs market with top tier status across many public and private sector clients. Supporting the Reed Foundation which has given 9.5m to charity since 2010. Does this role interest you? Apply today!

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