Supervising Social Worker


  • ovington

  • £36,500 - £38,500 per annum

  • Temporary

Are you an experienced Social Worker seeking a fulfilling role with manageable caseloads and excellent work-life balance? Join our dedicated team as a Supervising Social Worker in Ovington, where you'll play a vital role in supporting foster carers and ensuring the well-being of children in care.


Key Benefits:

  • Competitive salary ranging from £36,500 to £38,500 per annum, with the potential for higher remuneration for the right candidate.
  • Generous annual leave entitlement of 25 days plus bank holidays.
  • One well-being day per week, designed to prioritize self-care and mental health. While this day is not contractual, we strive to protect it whenever possible, recognizing the importance of work-life balance.
  • Pension scheme with a 3% contribution from the organization.
  • Opportunity for primarily remote work, with occasional office days expected.
  • Comprehensive training and ongoing support to enhance your professional development.
  • Low caseloads, with a maximum of 9 cases, enabling you to provide focused support and maintain high-quality service delivery.
  • Expectations for assessments to be completed by Supervising Social Workers only when Independent Social Workers (ISW) are unavailable or when caseloads are exceptionally low.



  • Provide comprehensive support and supervision to foster carers, ensuring they have the necessary resources and guidance to meet the needs of children in their care.
  • Conduct regular home visits and assessments to monitor the well-being and progress of foster placements.
  • Collaborate with internal teams and external agencies to coordinate services and support networks for children and their families.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of all interactions and interventions, adhering to statutory regulations and organizational policies.
  • Participate in team meetings, case reviews, and training sessions to contribute to continuous learning and service improvement.
  • Act as an advocate for children's rights and best interests, promoting their safety, stability, and emotional well-being at all times.



  • Qualified Social Worker with relevant registration and experience in a similar role.
  • Demonstrated understanding of child protection procedures, fostering regulations, and relevant legislation.
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills, with the ability to build rapport and establish effective working relationships.
  • Commitment to promoting equality, diversity, and inclusion in all aspects of practice.
  • Ability to work autonomously and collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team environment.
  • Flexibility to adapt to changing priorities and caseload demands while maintaining a high standard of professionalism.


If you're passionate about making a positive difference in the lives of vulnerable children and families, we invite you to apply for this rewarding opportunity. Join us in providing high-quality support and care within a supportive and collaborative team environment.

To apply, please submit your CV and a covering letter outlining your suitability for the role. We look forward to receiving your application.



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