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Team Manager - Independent Fostering Agency

  • Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
  • Location: Northamptonshire
  • Date posted: 24-04-2020
  • Sector: Private & Voluntary, Fostering, Management, Social Work
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: HQ00008411_1587735218

An "Outstanding rated", Independent Fostering Agency is looking for a Team Manager for their developing Fostering team.

This role is a full-time position with a salary of up to £40,000. The ideal Social Worker will have experience as a Senior Fostering Social Worker or Fostering Manager preferably within the private sector. This is an home-based position.


What is on offer for the Team Manager:

  • 25 Days Annual leave
  • Contributory pension Scheme
  • Healthcare
  • Additional benefits
  • 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 Social Work England 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
  • 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: Northamptonshire

Salary Scale: £38,000 - £40,000

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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