Salary Range: Competitive DOE (additional payment for Form F’s available)

Hours: Monday to Friday 35 hours per week (No on calls/Duty)

Benefits: company car or allowance with paid mileage / generous annual leave allowance/ work from home opportunities/ small caseloads of families / internal rewards schemes/ Out of hour’s team

If you’ve got excellent interpersonal communication skills and can build positive relationships with foster parents and children’s social workers, we can offer you a rewarding role. By the Bridge is looking for a dedicated, proactive and forward thinking Supervising Social Worker to join our team!

You will be part of the West Midlands team that is based out of the Rugby office, offering direct support to our families with a realistic caseload (12-15 families). Working closely with key internal and external stakeholders, to enable foster parents to be informed, accept, understand and operate within the regulations and national minimum standards.

You will have support from the therapy team who will offer reflective supervision and also support from our Education Advisors (EAGALs) who build upon the therapeutic parenting work being carried out by our fantastic Foster Parents.

People are at the heart of everything that By the Bridge with Cambian is about. It is vital for our children, that our foster parents and staff are inspired and motivated by working for us.

We aim to create an environment where people feel valued and can grow, develop and achieve their goals. We work to ensure that By the Bridge with Cambian is a fun place to be, where people are treated fairly and rewarded well for the work that they do.

You will have:

The desire to be a team player who wants to achieve best possible outcomes for all our children and foster carers
Experience of working in the fostering sector and/or children/young people in social care
Hold a formal social work qualification
Be registered as a social worker with Social Work England
Have a valid driving license
The right to work in the UK

In return we offer:

Formal induction and training in our paperless electronic recording and management system (CHARMs)
Professional social work supervision provided by a Manager
Individual and group Clinical supervision provided by a qualified psychotherapist
Opportunities to integrate with our clinical, education and residential service provision
Competitive annual leave allowance of 30 days
Career progression opportunities
Market related salary plus car allowance or car with fuel card
Pension scheme and access to employee assistance program
Private Health Insurance

You will also learn from some of the most dedicated and inspirational people in our profession.


Successful candidates will need to meet the person specification in order to be offered this post.

By The Bridge with Cambian is committed to safeguarding and protecting the young people and service users within our care.

All candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and reference checks.

By The Bridge with Cambian is an equal opportunities employer.

Work Remotely

Temporarily due to COVID-19

Salary: Competitive salary

Location: Rugby, CV23 0JU

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