Senior Supervising Social Worker - Fostering

Ramsgate, Kent

Ethelbert Fostering Service are looking for a qualified, registered Senior Social Worker with previous fostering experience and a passion for making a difference to the lives of looked after children?


If this is you, then we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our friendly Fostering Team, based in Ramsgate, Kent?


Ethelbert Fostering Service is looking for an enthusiastic Senior Supervising Social Worker to be part of our highly supportive environment, where we work closely together with our carers to inspire our looked after children to succeed.


You will manage a smaller caseload of both new and experienced foster carers, offering them a high level of support. As the senior Supervising Social Worker, you will be part of the senior management team, working closely with the Practice Manager and the Registered Manager improving practice and outcomes for children.


You will support members of the social work team by providing them with regular supervision and decision making.


You will need to be hardworking, knowledgeable, with excellent organisational and communication skills and a clear commitment to ensuring our children feel safe and are protected from harm.


In turn we will ensure you are well supported, provided with regular, high-quality supervision and training.


You will join a team of dynamic and experienced Supervising Social Workers who will welcome you to settle into the role by sharing their knowledge and humour.


There are opportunities to contribute to foster carers training, to lead support groups, to carry out assessments, to offer group supervision, to carry out direct work and or groupwork with children.


You will have the opportunity to develop your own special interests within the fostering setting and play an important part in ensuring the service is continuously improving.

To apply for this position, follow the link to our online application form, or download a printable version of the form below.


Application Form
Employment Application.pdf
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Job Description
Senior Supervising Social Worker JD.pdf
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Person Specification
Senior Supervising Social Worker - PS.pd[...]
Adobe Acrobat document [98.3 KB]

Please return completed applications to:


Personnel Department
Ethelbert Childrens Services

17 Leigh Road



CT12 5EU


If you would like an informal discussion regarding the expectations of the role, please contact our Personnel Department on 01843 823762


We are an equal opportunities employer

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Residential Children's Homes, Fostering and.Specialist Education
17 Leigh Road, Ramsgate, Kent CT12 5EU
Tel: 01843 823762
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