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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 for further details and please do be sure to leave your contact details

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!