Supervising Social Worker – Felsted – Caseload of Southend – £26,000 – £36,000 

Social Personnel is delighted to be working with Compass Fostering to recruit a permanent Supervising Social Worker to the fostering service.

About the Fostering agency:

  • So, why Compass Fostering? We’re more informative, we’re more responsive, and more supportive. From the first moment you make contact with us, we’ll be there to take you through everything you want to know step by step. We won’t stop there, we’ll be with you throughout your caring career, helping to support you be the best foster parent you can be.
  • With us, you’ll be joining a team of professionals. Our CEO, Bernie Gibson has dedicated her career to the social care sector, she began her journey as a Residential Support Worker and later went on to become a Child Protection Social Worker. Here she developed her knowledge and skills in safeguarding children and making sure that every decision revolves around them. She knows what it takes to put a child’s needs front and center of everything she does, and this is carried through to everything everybody in our organization does, too.
  • We are a children-first fostering agency, which means that protecting vulnerable children is at the heart of every decision we make, including their education.

About the Role:

  • To recruit, support, and develop the skills of our foster carers to ensure that we provide outstanding care and the best possible outcomes for our children and young people in our care.
  • To work in collaboration with all stakeholders and strive to ensure that the children and young people in our care reach their full potential.
  • To provide a comprehensive, flexible, and high-quality service to carers, children, and young people in our care using legal, regulatory, and statutory guidance to inform practice decisions and to safeguard and protect against harm.

About You:

  • Having a social work qualification and current registration with Social Work England
  • Excellent knowledge of childcare legislation; specifically the Regulations and Standards for Fostering.
  • Enthusiasm for developing and improving the group’s services to Good/Outstanding Ofsted rating.


If you meet the criteria for this role and would like more information, please apply today and one of our consultants will work with you to complete your application and hopefully help you secure and ace an interview!


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