Senior Supervising Social Worker (SSW) - North West

We're seeking to recruit an experienced and enthusiastic Supervising Social Worker to join our North West England team, working 4 days a week primarily from home.
Application closing date: Wednesday 8th May 2024 12.00pm. Interviews will take place on 9th May in Warrington.

Salary Range:

£31,707.20- £33,421.60
per annum*

*dependent on experience. 33 days annual leave + bank holidays (pro-rata).
(£39,634 – £41,777 FTE)


North West England
Remote Worker

Home working/Some travel required

Role Type:

Part time*
30 hours per week
4 days a week

*Role inlcudes taking part in an ‘out of hours’ duty system approx. 4 times a year.

Other Benefits Include: + 45p a mile travel, home working allowance, ‘out of hours’ payment of £125 per week of duty, car allowance, 10% employer contribution pension scheme.

We are seeking to recruit an experienced and enthusiastic SSW for our friendly team, working primarily from home.

There will be involvement in recruiting, assessing, supervising and supporting Foster Carers to support us in maintaining our quality fostering service for looked after children. The role involves recruitment of foster carers, travel to the homes of our foster carers as required (which will at times involve travelling long distances), leading occasional projects, running and delivering training and support groups, and taking part in an ‘out of hours’ duty system (approximately 4 times a year).

Applicants need to be able to take a flexible approach to working, have proven fostering experience (demonstrating significant experience of working within Children’s Services) and be able to demonstrate outstanding people, report writing, organisation and recording skills. Applicants must hold a Diploma or BA in Social Work (or equivalent Social Work qualification) and are required to be registered with Social Work England on commencement of employment.

To allow our Social Workers to provide a thorough, personal and meaningful service to our fostering families, FCC believe that caseloads need to be manageable.

We are a children’s charity, driven solely for the purpose of making a difference to children’s lives and place strong emphasis on our ‘people focused’ values.  We seek to recruit the right person with the right skills and experience, with a flexible attitude to working hours, alongside someone who is able to demonstrate a commitment to our key values. 

Does this sound like you? If so, we would be delighted to hear from you.

Links to find out more about this role

What does a Senior Supervising Social Worker Do?

To discuss this role further, please contact:

Julie Hough – Operational Manager, on 01684 892380.

Interviews for this role will take place on 9th May in Warrington.

To apply for this role

Job Description / Person Specification

Please click button to download copy of our application form in Word (.doc)

Contact our HR Team:

Please download our application form via the link and email your application to:

(HR Department)

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FCC is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children; applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosures Barring Service.  CVs will not be accepted; all applicants must complete an application form.

FCC is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive workplace, a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit.

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