Team Manager

To £46,000 + benefits

A family owned and established IFA, rated “Good” by Ofsted, require a Team Manager to join their supportive and established staff team, providing support to carers and the Registered Manager across their West Midlands regions.


 You will be / have:


  • A qualified social worker
  • SWE registered
  • Prior experience within the fostering sector
  • Good knowledge of child protection and safeguarding
  • Excellent knowledge of fostering legislation, policies and procedures
  • Have creativity, drive and ambition around growing and nurturing a fostering service
  • Previous staff support / supervisory experience
  • A car owner / driver


 Brief over view of role / responsibilities:


  • Offer support to the Registered Manager in conjunction with the management team, in the day-to-day running of the service, ensuring outstanding practice across the region, and deputise for the Manager as required.
  • Staff supervision of a small social work and support staff
  • Provide quality assurance, and supervision as required, of the assessments of applicants to foster, and other reports as requested, in conjunction with the Registered Manager.
  • Undertake the role of panel advisor
  • Support the Registered Manager in the ongoing development and delivery of training across the Region
  • Carry out quality assurance audits throughout the Region


If you are looking for a new challenge and change within you fostering career, then this role should be of interest – and would suit an experienced Senior Fostering Practitioner who has gained experience of staff support / supervision or an experienced Fostering Manager looking for a change and some home working flexibility.


Salary is to £46,000 + benefits, experience dependent, including 45ppm.


(Note: there may be scope for some negotiation around salary for an experienced applicant – please enquire.)

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