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Team Manager - Independent Fostering Agency

  • Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum
  • Location: Lancashire
  • Date posted: 01-05-2020
  • Sector: Private & Voluntary, Fostering, Adoption, Local Authority, Social Work
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: HQ00008361_1588328237

As the Team Manager, you will be an experienced Senior Social Worker/Manager with Fostering experience, preferably with an Independent Fostering Agency. This is a permanent and full-time position and you will be office-based with the potential for some flexibility.

You will need to have a background within a Fostering Team as a Senior Manager. Ideally, within an Independent Fostering Agency or Charity.

What is on offer for the Team Manager:

  • Excellent training and development programmes
  • Mileage paid at 0.45 ppm
  • A growing and excellent team
  • Private Health Care
  • A competitive Pension Scheme
  • Other terrific benefits

Duties and Responsibilities for the Team Manager:

  • Supporting the Registered Manager
  • Deputising for the Registered Manager
  • Quality Assurance
  • Contributing to Foster Carer & Staff Training
  • Overseeing Foster Carer Recruitment
  • Working in an 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)
  • Significant experience of working within Fostering
  • Experience of working as a Senior or Manager within Children's Social Work
  • A working knowledge and understanding of the current legislation and frameworks relevant to Children Social Care and Fostering

Location: South Lancashire

Salary: Up to £40,000 & benefits

Please follow the instructions on this website, or alternatively contact Akeel Shabir on 0118 948 5555 for further details and please do be sure to leave your contact details If this position isn't what you are looking for, but you are looking to make a move within Social Work, get in touch, as we have many other opportunities!

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