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Fostering Team Manager (FS005)

Salary: £36,552 – £37,039 per annum

Locations: West Midlands

Hours of Work: Full-time

Closing date: 17th December 2019

This is an excellent opportunity for a positive leader with a fostering social work and management background to join a great IFA with excellent career opportunities to play a role within a dynamic fostering team.

Our values are care, trust, respect and Progress. We take all our young people on a journey and support them to be the best they can. We guide our vision through our values of ensuring that all our young people can live with dignity, lead fulfilled lives and realise there potential.

Progress fostering is small family run IFA that is child focused fostering service. Since 2000 we have provided high quality care for vulnerable children and young people living in the West Midlands, Warwickshire and Derbyshire area aged from 0-18

You will take on the role as a Fostering Team Manager.

We are looking for someone to play a key role in supporting the Registered Manager in service delivery and development

  • Who has experience of working in a fostering setting preferably IFA
  • Managing a team of experienced social worker practitioners and support workers
  • Allocating and monitoring sessional support workers
  • Ensuring the legislative, regulatory, national minimum standards and company requirements are met
  • To work closely with other colleagues and fulfil specific responsibilities in relation to foster carer recruitment and assessment, referrals and placements
  • To maintain foster carer learning and development
  • To contribute to the strategic development and successful expansion of the agency, through building networks with stakeholders.

You need to be qualified HCPC registered social worker and with recent experience in fostering. You need to pose good working knowledge of the regulatory frameworks.

Posing strong management and mentoring skills, you will thrive in an environment where you are able to use create innovation and make a genuine difference to service delivery and the staff team.

You will be a strong written and verbal communicator with good IT skills, a flexible and adaptable approach and be to travel to support the growth of the service.


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