Team Manager - Fostering Service

Location
Wellman Building, Oldbury
Salary
Salary £46,564 - £49,538 pa
Posted
02 Sep 2019
Closes
08 Sep 2019
Job Ref
SAND000004148
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Full-Time

Fostering Team Manager

Closing Date:  6th September 2019

About the roles

We are on the lookout for talented Team Managers to join our Fostering service, one to lead the Connected Persons team and the other to lead the Fostering Assessments team.

We are passionate about improving outcomes for the children of Sandwell and want our social workers to be committed in supporting us to becoming a “Good” rated Fostering Agency.

Our Fostering Service operates as an Independent Fostering Agency and has the ability to really drive through positive change and encourage innovative practice.

About you

You will be a supervisor, mentor, collaborator and advisor ensuring that the highest level of professional service is provided and that you support individuals of varying experience to be the best Social Worker they can be. 

We want our Team Managers to inspire our social workers and be able to encourage team working. 

You must be Social work qualified, have a proven track record of managing within a Fostering service, however, we will also consider experience gained of managing within adoption services.  You will also have a strong knowledge of latest policy and legislation to be able to guide and advise your team. 

We would like to be able to see you demonstrate that you can effectively manage people and be able to improve services.

How to apply

Please complete the application form and in your cover note explain which role you are interested in, whether that’s fostering assessments or as a supervising social worker. 

If you have any questions about the roles at all please contact Tracey Roberts - tracey_roberts@sandwellchildrenstrust.org.

Sandwell Children's Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable groups including children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  

An Enhanced DBS is required for this position and registration with the HCPC. 

This vacancy and advert will be closed as soon as sufficient applications are received. Therefore, it is strongly advised that you complete and return your application as soon as possible.

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