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

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