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Team Manager - Independent Fostering Agency

  • Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
  • Location: Greater Manchester
  • Date posted: 25-03-2019
  • Sector: Private & Voluntary, Fostering, Management, Social Work
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: HQ00004650_1553511631

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 jolweny@charecruitment.com for further details and please do be sure to leave your contact details

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