Team Manager- Independent Fostering Agency - Homebased

Posted 06 June 2023
Salary £45000 - £54000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Job type Permanent
Discipline Fostering
Contact NameTom McKenna

Job description

A specialist "Outstanding" rated Independent Fostering Agency is looking for a Team Manager to provide supervision and support to a small group of supervising social workers across Kent and Sussex. As the Team Manager, you will be committed to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young people. This role is a full-time, Homeworking, permanent position and you will be based from home, with some meetings in their head office in South Kent / Sussex borders.

The ideal Team Manager will have experience of working with children with complex medical needs and physical and learning disabilities along with a knowledge and understanding within a Fostering team.

Benefits for you as the Team Manager:

  • Generous Annual leave
  • Excellent training & development opportunities
  • Car Allowance - 0.45p per mile
  • Contributory pension
  • Health Care plan
  • Additional Benefits

Your responsibilities as the Team Manager:

  • Participate in recruitment plans
  • Oversee regional foster placement capacity
  • Liaising with the referral and placements team
  • Provide management and quality assurance
  • Participate in the Out of Hours on-call service

Requirements of you as the Team Manager:

  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/DipSW/CQSW)
  • A valid registration with social work England
  • Experience of working with Fostering
  • A knowledge of or experience of working with Children with Disabilities
  • Must hold a full UK Driving Licence and a fully operational vehicle

Location: South of England

Salary: up to £50,000 + £3,600 on call 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 role 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!