Fostering Team Manager

Posted 26 August 2023
Salary Dependant on experience
LocationWest Midlands
Job type Permanent
DisciplineSocial Work Fostering
Contact NameJamil Olweny

Job description

An Independent Fostering Agency is looking for a Team Manager for their well-thought of Fostering team.

This role is a full-time and permanent position. The ideal Social Worker will have experience as a Senior Fostering Social Worker or Fostering Manager preferably within the private sector. This could be a hybrid position.

What is on offer for the Team Manager:

  • An excellent package
  • 25 Days Annual leave + public holidays (rises incrementally)
  • 6% pension Scheme
  • Excellent training & development opportunities
  • Other excellent benefits

Duties and Responsibilities for the Team Manager:

  • Assessing, training and supporting Supervising Social Workers & Form F Assessors
  • Promoting the welfare of children placed with foster carers
  • Staff Management
  • Supporting the organisation in ensuring that the service is run in line with the Government Legislation, Regulations and Standards, together with the Inspecting Body
  • Working within assigned budgets
  • Contribution to the strategic development of the Fostering service

Requirements for the Team Manager:

  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/DipSW/CQSW)
  • A valid Social Work England registration
  • Significant experience of working within a Fostering team
  • Experience of working as a Senior Social Worker or Manager
  • Experience of working with an Independent Fostering Agency (desriable)
  • An excellent knowledge and understanding of the current legislation and frameworks relevant to Children Social Care and Fostering
  • You must hold a full UK Driving Licence and have access to a vehicle to travel to other areas

Location: Birmingham

Salary: Dependent on experience

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