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Team Manager - Fostering Team

  • Salary: £40000 - £44000 per annum + benefits
  • Location: Leicestershire
  • Date posted: 13-04-2018
  • Sector: Private & Voluntary, Fostering, Management, Social Work
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: HQ00003886_1523632506

A well-thought of Independent Fostering Agency are looking for an experienced Team Manager for their Fostering Team based in Leicestershire.

As the Team Manager, you will be working closely to lead and support an experience team of supervising Social Workers.

What is on offer for the Team Manager:

  • An excellent travel package
  • A fantastic supportive team
  • Generous annual leave (+ bank holidays and your birthday off)
  • Excellent training and development opportunities
  • Pension Scheme
  • Other excellent benefits

Duties and Responsibilities for the Team Manager:

  • Assessing, training and supporting Supervising Social Workers
  • Promoting the welfare of children placed with foster carers
  • Providing a positive leadership and management to the team as well as creating a skilled, trained and motivated workforce
  • Supporting the organisation in ensuring that the service is run in line with the Government Legislation, Regulations and Standards, together with the Inspecting Body

Requirements for the Team Manager:

  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/DipSW/CQSW)
  • A valid HCPC registration
  • Significant experience of working within a Fostering team
  • Significant experience of working as a Senior Social Worker or Manager
  • Experience of working with an Independent Fostering Agency
  • 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

Closing Date: ASAP

Experienced Senior Fostering Social Worker?

Looking to manage a successful 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

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