Team Manager

Posted 22 March 2024
Salary £50000 - £55300 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Job type Permanent
Discipline Fostering
Contact NameTom McKenna

Job description

A large, Outstanding rated, Independent Fostering Agency is looking for a Team Manager. You will be, managing a team of experienced Social Workers over the Essex area, and will be based in from home, with occasional meetings in their offices in South Essex.

As the Team Manager, you will need to have a background within Fostering Social Work. This organisation has a great training and development programme which helps with career progression.

What is on offer for the Team Manager:

  • Excellent training and development programmes
  • A car allowance of £3,000
  • A growing and excellent team
  • Dental Cover
  • Private Health Care
  • A discretionary bonus
  • A competitive Pension Scheme
  • Other terrific benefits

Duties and Responsibilities for the Team Manager:

  • Supporting the Registered Manager
  • Manage and Lead a team of Supervising Social Workers and Support Staff
  • Quality Assurance
  • Contributing to Foster Carer & Staff Training
  • Overseeing Foster Carer Recruitment
  • Working in an Out-Of-Hours rota

Requirements of the Team Manager:

  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/Diploma)
  • A valid registration with Social Work England
  • Significant experience of working within Fostering
  • Experience of working as a Senior or Manager within Children's Social Work
  • A working knowledge and understanding of the current legislation and frameworks relevant to Children Social Care and Fostering

Location: Essex (although can be based anywhere with a commutable distance to Essex)

Salary: Up to £55,200 per annum

Please follow the instructions on this website, or alternatively contact for further details and please do be sure to leave your contact details. Call 07885 031100 or email:

If this position isn't what you are looking for, but you are looking to make a move within Social Work, get in touch, as we have many other opportunities!