Fostering Supervising Social Worker – Therapeutic Fostering Service – Norwich, Norfolk, Suffolk and Cambridgeshire

(Job Reference Number: FS3401)

We currently have an amazing opportunity available for a Fostering Supervising Social Worker to join our Therapeutic Fostering Service.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual with a caring and calm approach to help support and supervise the Foster Carers within our Fostering Team. This is a unique opportunity to join our established not for profit Fostering Service which provides therapeutic placements for young people as well as parent and child placements.

All candidates should hold a valid driving licence and have regular access to a vehicle for work purposes.


The ideal candidate should be a HCPC registered social worker.

We pride ourselves on being an inclusive and supportive employer and recognise that working in care, although incredibly rewarding, is not without its challenges. Therefore, we want you to feel appreciated for the life changing work you are doing.

You will receive comprehensive training, company pension scheme, have excellent career progression opportunities, and be working in a warm and welcoming work environment – amongst many other things.

Essential Information

Salary: The current full time salary scale for this position is £17,838 to £18,730 per annum, depending on qualifications (maximum job rate potential is £19,622 per annum which is performance related).

At appointment: The actual salary based on 22 hours per week will be, £17,838 to £18,730 per annum, depending on qualifications.

Hours: 22 hours per week

Closing Date: Sunday 28th June 2020

Interviews: The interviews have been scheduled to take place on 14th July 2020. The first interview which will be a Safe Care/ Warner style interview, if successful after the first interview, candidates will then be expected to attend a second formal interview. We anticipate that each interview should last a maximum of 60 minutes with a 30 minute gap in between.

Please note: Due to the current Pandemic, all recent interviews have been carried out virtually. Once the shortlisting process has been completed, we will contact all successful candidates to update them on the interview process.

To comply with the Immigration Asylum & Nationality Act 2006 and additional amendments, and UK Border Agency (UKBA) requirements, all prospective employees will be asked to supply evidence of eligibility to work in the UK. We will ask to see and take a copy of an appropriate official document as set out in the UKBA guidelines. Do not send anything now, further information will be sent to you should you be invited to interview.

We are committed to equality of opportunity. Your current immigration status will not be taken into account when assessing your application against the selection criteria for the post.

For more information on this job opportunity, please initially email or call the HR Team via the contact details found on our website.