Fostering Team Manager

4 days left

Recruiter
The National Fostering Agency
Location
Keston
Salary
£50,000 (depending on experience) plus £3000 Car Allowance
Posted
02 Feb 2017
Closes
02 Mar 2017
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Fostering Team Manager
Job Title: Team Manager

Location: South London, Sussex, Brighton and Hove

Salary: up to £50,000 (depending on experience)

Car Allowance: £3000

Job ID: 53156

Closing Date: 12th February 2017

Interview Date: 22nd February 2017

The London and South East Managers group consists of a Regional Manager, a Practice Manager, five team managers who are responsible for a locality, an assessment manager and a Referrals Manager.

Your post will be one of two team managers operating from our base in Bromley. You will be responsible for the management of work being undertaken in the South East. The majority of the foster carers live in the South London Local Authority areas and the rest are from Sussex and Brighton and Hove. You will be managing five Supervising Social Workers and a Team Support Worker. You will also have a part to play in driving our recruitment of new carers in your area and strengthening relationships with our LA customers. Preferably you will have experience of management within the independent fostering sector, though experience in other fostering sectors would also be considered.

The team has access to therapists who can be commissioned to support carers with challenging placements. The supervising social workers run local support groups for foster carers, undertake the Fostering Changes training with groups of carers and run regular workshops to support new carers to complete their TSDS. Quality is our foremost priority, and achieving great outcomes for children. You will be joining a large and well established service where there is a close-knit community of carers and excellent relationship with local authorities. There are opportunities for

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all employees to share this commitment and undertake appropriate checks.

We are an Equal Opportunities employer


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