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Team Manager - Independent Fostering Agency

  • Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
  • Location: Greater Manchester
  • Date posted: 12-02-2019
  • Sector: Private & Voluntary, Fostering, Management, Social Work
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: HQ00004650_1549961519

As the Team Manager, you will be working in and overseeing a close-knit team within a well-thought of Independent Fostering Agency.

You will need to have significant experience of being a Senior Practitioner/Senior Supervising Social/Manager within Fostering and ideally with another Independent Fostering Agency. This is an excellent opportunity to work with a team with manageable caseloads and with a team of Social Workers that work with a Therapeutic approach using Dan Hughes' PACE model.

What is on offer for the Team Manager:

  • An excellent and successful team
  • 30 days of annual leave + public holidays
  • Mileage paid at 0.45 ppm
  • Pension Scheme
  • Other terrific benefits

Duties and Responsibilities for the Team Manager:

  • Overseeing a team of Supervising Social Workers
  • Quality Assurance
  • Undertake and oversee Foster Carer Recruitment
  • Managing & contributing to Foster Carer training

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 a Fostering team
  • Experience of managing a team or overseeing social workers
  • An excellent knowledge and understanding of the current legislation and frameworks relevant to Children Social Care and Fostering

Location: Greater Manchester

Salary: £40,000

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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