Team Fostering - Current Vacancies - Supervising Social Worker (maternity cover)

Supervising Social Worker (maternity cover)

To cover maternity leave until 23 October 2020 

Part Time 22.5 hours per week

Working pattern Monday, Tuesday, Friday 9.00 am – 5.00 pm

Salary Banding - £21,108.69 - £24,489.00 per annum (£35,181.15 to £40, 815.00 fte per annum)  

Please note we do not operate a performance related reward system or automatic incremental payments


Team Fostering is an ethical not for profit fostering agency with a strong reputation and track record for providing high quality, value for money fostering placements for looked after children. We pride ourselves on our values and behaviours and we expect our staff to commit to and demonstrate these in their everyday work.

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced and qualified social worker to join our successful fostering team to cover a period of maternity leave. You will have the knowledge and skills to undertake the full range of Supervising Social Worker tasks, including supervising foster carers, working with other professionals, report writing and attendance at meetings. Not only will you have excellent communication and interpersonal skills you will also be hardworking, positive, and motivated to improve outcomes for looked after children.

This post will be based in our Sheffield office however you will be required to work flexibly across the Yorkshire & East Midlands region. The role will involve out of hours duty work.  The successful candidate will have experience of Family Placement work either in the Local Authority or an IFA setting.

To apply, please complete an Application Form and Equal Opportunities Form (available below) and return via email to no later than 9am on 24 February 2020. 

Please note Team Fostering does not accept CV’s.

1. Job Description

2. Person Specification

3. Role Benefits

4. Application Form

5. Equal Opportunities Form

6. A Guide to completing your Application Form  


All posts require Enhanced DBS Disclosure 

Closing date: 9 am on Monday 24 February 2020

Interviews will be held in our Sheffield office on Thursday 5 March 2020

Please note if you are shortlisted for interview we will contact you via the email you have provided. Please ensure you check your emails regularly.

Thank you for your interest in Team Fostering and taking the time to apply for this position.