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Team Manager - Independent Fostering Agency (home-based)

  • Salary: £37000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
  • Location: Lancashire
  • Date posted: 25-03-2019
  • Sector: Private & Voluntary, Fostering, Management, Social Work
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: HQ00005186_1553508007

As the Team Manager, you will be an experienced Social Worker from a Fostering background.

This is a permanent and full-time position and you will be home-based in the Lancashire/Greater Manchester region. This position is to help with the growth in the region. You will need to have the commitment and drive to be successful in this position with this Independent Fostering Agency who aspire to be "Outstanding" rated by Ofsted across all services. You will need to be flexible and willing to travel across the region which is Merseyside, Lancashire, Greater Manchester and Cheshire.

What is on offer for the Team Manager:

  • Excellent training and development programmes
  • A growing and excellent team
  • 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
  • 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 in a Senior or Management position
  • A working knowledge and understanding of the current legislation and frameworks relevant to Children Social Care and Fostering

Location: Greater Manchester/Lancashire/Merseyside/Cheshire/West Yorkshire (home-based)

Salary: Up to £42,000

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

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