Team Managers - Fostering Service - Permanent - Sandwell

Liquid Personnel
Sandwell, West Bromwich
Up to £45651 per annum
25 Jun 2019
26 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Team Managers - Fostering Service - Permanent - Sandwell - min. £45,651p/a

We have partnered with Sandwell Trust in the West Midlands to provide experienced Team Managers to their fostering service. We are on the lookout for two talented Team Managers to join Sandwell's Fostering service;one to lead the Connected Persons team and the other to lead the Fostering Assessments team.

This is a great opportunity to join a progressive and engaging trust who are committed to your continuous learning and development and dedicate 15 days per year to professional development.

Benefits of this TM role:
  • Competitive salary £45,651 - £48,568 depending on experience
  • Market supplement of £2,500*
  • Up to £6,500 relocation payment*
  • 30 day's annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Progression and secondment opportunities
  • Brand new offices and facilities
  • Team events
  • Opportunity to work flexibly

Your duties as the Team Manager of a Fostering Service will include:
  • Leading on the provision of care, you'll be a supervisor, mentor, collaborator and advisor
  • Providing the highest level of professional service within care management and be responsible for advice, supervision, decision, support and delegated functions
  • Providing effective management support and individual supervision and guidance to a team of social work staff
  • Ensuring that the allocation of work within the team meets the needs of the children and families within the authority and be responsible for the recruitment and appointment of social workers and other relevant staff in the service area
  • Initiating and chairing inter agency meetings and core groups for particular children, monitoring the performance of agreed tasks for all participants

Essential requirements of this role:
  • Excellent management skills
  • Significant experience in Children's Social Work Services
  • Knowledge of the latest policy and guidance around children's social care and safeguarding
  • A strong understanding of financial and resource management
  • To be a qualified social worker and registered with the HCPC

*(subject to terms & conditions)

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