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Team Manager - Fostering Team - Independent Fostering Agency

  • Salary: £39000 - £41600 per annum + Car Allowance
  • Location: Devon
  • Date posted: 11-11-2019
  • Sector: Private & Voluntary, Fostering, Adoption, Local Authority, Social Work
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: HQ00006929_1573472307

As the Team Manager, you will be an experienced Senior Social Worker/Manager with Fostering experience, preferably with an Independent Fostering Agency. This is a fixed term and full-time position and you will be home-based.

This Independent Fostering Agency is a part of larger group but have kept their family-feel identity. You will need to have the drive to help progress the service to an "Outstanding" rating (Ofsted).

What is on offer for the Team Manager:

  • Excellent training and development programmes
  • A car allowance of £3,000
  • Mileage paid at 0.45
  • 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
  • Deputising for the Registered Manager
  • 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)
  • Registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)
  • 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: Devon

Salary: Up to £41,600 & £3,000 Car Allowance

Please follow the instructions on this website, or alternatively contact Tom McKenna on 0118 948 5555 or tmckenna@charecruitment.com for further details and please do be sure to leave your contact details

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