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Team Manager - Fostering

  • Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
  • Location: Northamptonshire
  • Date posted: 12-04-2018
  • Sector: Fostering, Private & Voluntary, Management, Social Work
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: HQ00003197_1523520176

An Independent Fostering Agency is looking for a Team Manager for their growing Fostering team in the Northamptonshire area.

The ideal Team Manager will be an experienced Fostering Social Worker within the private sector at a Senior or Management level. You will need to be committed and have the drive to match this IFAs ambitions as they look to continue their growth at an exciting time.

What is on offer for the Team Manager:

  • Progression opportunities
  • A great work life balance and flexibility within the role
  • Mileage paid at the HMRC rates
  • An annual incentive-based bonus
  • Competitive annual leave + public holidays
  • Company pension
  • Private health insurance
  • A post-probation package review
  • A mobile phone and a laptop
  • Other terrific benefits

Duties and Responsibilities for the Team Manager:

  • Contribution to the recruitment of Foster Carers
  • Supervision of four Supervising Social Workers with low caseloads
  • Working with Senior Management
  • Overseeing the growth of the region
  • Service quality, service effectiveness and risk assessment
  • Contributing to learning and development
  • Contributing and managing the training and development of staff and Foster Carers

Requirements for the Registered Manager:

  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/DipSW/CQSW)
  • A valid HCPC registration
  • Significant experience of working as a Qualified Social Worker within Fostering
  • Experience of working in a Senior/Management position
  • An excellent knowledge and understanding of the current legislation and frameworks relevant to Children Social Care and Fostering
  • Must hold a full UK Driving Licence and have access to a vehicle to travel to other areas

CLOSING DATE: Friday 20th April 2018

Experienced Social Worker?

Looking to manage an exciting Fostering team?

Want to apply?


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