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Fostering Respite Deputy Team Manager

  • Salary: Up to £30 per hour
  • Location: South London, London
  • Date posted: 05-11-2019
  • Sector: Social Work
  • Job type: Contract
  • Job reference: HQ00006883_1572967779

The London Borough of Southwark is looking for a Locum Deputy Team Manager to join their Fostering Respite team.

The role involves helping with the organisation and execution of respite care for those who are involved in caring for children with disabilities through the Fostering system. Clearly, experience in a CWD and Fostering environment is vital to this role.

Benefits for you as a Deputy Team Manager:

  • Modern offices
  • Easy accessibility via train (5-minute walk from London Bridge tube station)
  • Brilliant location within London
  • Flexible hours

Your responsibilities as a Deputy Team Manager:

  • To supervise three Social Workers for respite foster carers
  • Manage and supervise a cohort of social care practitioners which may include workers from different professional levels and backgrounds.
  • Setting objectives, performance management and appraisals, and co-ordinate induction programmes for new staff.
  • To work closely with All Age Disability social care practitioners to support the matching of referrals to the services and make sure carers records are up to date.

Requirements of you as a Deputy Team Manager:

  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/DipSW/CQSW)
  • A valid HCPC registration
  • Have competent knowledge and experience of CWD and Fostering work

Location: Southwark, London

Salary: £29.88

Please follow the instructions on this website, or alternatively contact Katherine Scoggins on 0118 948 5555 or email for further details and please do be sure to leave your contact details

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