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Team Manager - Independent Fostering Agency

  • Salary: £44000 - £47000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
  • Location: Middlesbrough, North Yorkshire
  • Date posted: 22-08-2019
  • Sector: Private & Voluntary, Fostering, Management
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: HQ00006381_1566464711

A Not-For-Profit, Independent Fostering Agency is looking for a Team Manager for their well-thought of Fostering team, managing a team of 5 Supervising Social Workers.

This role is a full-time position with a salary of up to £47,000. The ideal Social Worker will have experience as a Senior Fostering Social Worker or Fostering Manager preferably within the private sector and with an understanding of not-for-profit organisations. This is an office-based position.

What is on offer for the Team Manager:

  • An excellent package
  • A fantastic supportive team
  • 30 days of annual leave (+ public holidays)
  • Flexible working arrangements (TOIL & Start/Finish Time)
  • Excellent training and development opportunities
  • 5% matched Pension Scheme
  • Sick Pay
  • Loyalty Bonus
  • Other excellent benefits

Duties and Responsibilities for the Team Manager:

  • Assessing, training and supporting Supervising Social Workers & Form F Assessors
  • Quality Assurance
  • Promoting the welfare of children placed with foster carers
  • Providing a positive leadership and management to the team as well as creating a skilled, trained and motivated workforce
  • Supporting the organisation in ensuring that the service is run in line with the Government Legislation, Regulations and Standards, together with the Inspecting Body
  • Working within assigned budgets
  • Contribution to the strategic development of the Fostering service

Requirements for the Team Manager:

  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/DipSW/CQSW)
  • A valid HCPC registration
  • Significant experience of working within a Fostering team
  • Significant experience of working as a Senior Social Worker or Manager
  • Experience of working with an Independent Fostering Agency
  • Knowledge of not-for-profit operations
  • An excellent knowledge and understanding of the current legislation and frameworks relevant to Children Social Care and Fostering
  • You must hold a full UK Driving Licence and have access to a vehicle to travel to other areas

Location: Middlesbrough

Salary: up to £47,000


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

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