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Team Manager - Independent Fostering Agency

  • Salary: £38000 - £41000 per annum + benefits
  • Location: Northampton, Northamptonshire
  • Date posted: 16-11-2018
  • Sector: Private & Voluntary, Fostering, Management, Social Work
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: HQ00004466_1542378948

As the Team Manager, you will be working in a close-knit team and Fostering Service covering Northamptonshire, parts of Cambridgeshire, parts of Bedfordshire and parts of Buckinghamshire.

This Independent Fostering Agency are well-thought of and "Outstanding" rated by Ofsted. You will need to have significant experience of being a successful and qualified manager within Fostering and ideally with another Independent Fostering Agency.

What is on offer for the Team Manager:

  • An excellent and successful team
  • Mileage paid at 0.45 ppm
  • Up to 30 days of annual leave excluding bank holidays
  • Child Care Vouchers
  • Healthcare Schemes
  • Pension Scheme
  • Other terrific benefits

Duties and Responsibilities for the Team Manager:

  • Managing a team 8 Supervising Social Workers, two Support Workers, one Office Admin, one Admin and one Care Engagement Officer alongside another Team Manager whilst reporting to a Registered Manager
  • Quality Assurance
  • Undertake and oversee Foster Carer Recruitment
  • Managing & contributing to Foster Carer training
  • Participate in the managers' 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)
  • Experience of working within a Fostering team
  • Experience of managing a team
  • An excellent knowledge and understanding of the current legislation and frameworks relevant to Children Social Care and Fostering

Location: Northampton

Salary: Up to £41,000

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

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