Vacancy: Supervising Social Worker (East Midlands)

Supervising Social Worker (East Midlands)

Hybrid Working - We offer blended/office working arrangements to allow for a good work life balance for all staff with a minimum of one day per week working within your agreed office base.

Full time: 37.5 hours per week (full time, permanent)

Salary Banding: £37,718.47 - £43,758.65 per annum FTE

Please note we do not operate a performance related reward system of 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. 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 East Midlands office however you will be required to work flexibly across the 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.

The closing date for applications for this role is 9am on Friday 2nd September 2022 and interviews are scheduled for the 16th of September 2022. 

To apply, please complete an Application Form and Equal Opportunities Form (available below) and return to no later than 9am on 2nd September 2022.

Team Fostering strives to be diverse and inclusive - a place where we can ALL be ourselves. We particularly encourage applications from people who identify as Black, Asian or from a Minority Ethnic background, who are underrepresented within the agency. 

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 an Enhanced DBS Disclosure.

Closing date: 9am on Friday 2nd September 2022

Interviews will be held on Friday 16th September 2022

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.

No agencies please.