Lorimer Fostering are currently seeking an enthusiastic, energetic, qualified Supervising Social Worker to join our established team. The position is full-time (usually 9am to 5pm) but we are happy to negotiate on part-time hours; there will also be a requirement to undertake some work in the evenings and/or weekends to meet the needs of the agency (e.g. training, assessing, marketing or supporting carers).
If you are interested in this role but are not yet at a point where you wish to change please do still apply. Over the next year we expect to have a number of new carers so we are seeking to plan ahead. Just let us know of this intention when submitting your CV and we will keep in touch to inform you of any future Supervising Social Worker positions.
About You as a Social Worker
The ideal candidate will be empathetic, understanding, highly organised with excellent communication skills, both written and verbally. You will be confident and self-motivated with a flexible approach. You will have the ability to use your own initiative and prioritise your workload effectively. You will have strong IT skills. Equally important is the ability to learn new processes effectively. You must be able to drive and have access to a car for day-to-day work purposes.
You will need to be a qualified Social Worker, registered with HCPC.
Lorimer Fostering is an independent fostering agency based in the North West of England with its head office in Sale, Manchester. We’ve been at the heart of fostering for almost 20 years, helping and supporting amazing foster families to love and care for hundreds of young people.
- £28,000 to £33,000 (depending on experience, qualifications and duties)
- 33 days of annual leave including bank holidays, increasing 1 day per year until 36 days is reached
- Pension scheme
- Great working environment
If you would like to join our established team who strive to improve the outcomes for children and young people in the North West, please submit an up-to-date CV using the link below (please ensure your email address is detailed on the CV) or alternatively you can email your CV directly to us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lorimer Fostering is committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults. Therefore, it is a requirement that the successful candidate is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, which will be paid for by us.
We look forward to hearing from you, good luck!