The post holder will be based in either our Sheffield or our North Shields office. There will be a requirement to travel to our other offices
Team Fostering is an ethical, not for profit fostering agency with a strong reputation and proven track record for providing high quality, value for money foster homes for looked after children. We pride ourselves on our values and our team approach and we expect our staff to commit to and demonstrate these values in their everyday work.
We know that fostering transforms lives. Our mission to keep children at the centre of all we do, and we believe that by providing them with loving, stable foster homes, and supporting our foster carers well, this gives them the best possible start in life. You will have a vital part to play in our future, and theirs.
Taking ownership of our quality assurance systems, you will champion continuous improvement so that we maintain our Outstanding or Good ratings in all Ofsted inspections, whilst monitoring policies and procedures to ensure compliance with evolving best practice. You will supervise our Independent Reviewing Officers, act as Agency Decision Maker for the agency and take a lead role in advising on data protection matters.
A qualified social worker (DipSW, CQSW, CSS or equivalent), registered with the HCPC, you will bring substantial experience of safeguarding and of providing services for looked after children. You will possess extensive knowledge of fostering legislation, regulations, guidance and standards, and have experience and understanding of the management and monitoring of high quality service delivery. You will be very flexible and self-motivated, with a strong commitment to undertake continuing professional development.
For an informal chat about the post please contact Jane Butler, Chief Executive Officer on 01442 617 762.
An application pack, job description and person specification can be downloaded below.
To apply, please send a completed Application Form and Equal Opportunities Form to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 9am on Monday 21st January 2019.
Please note Team Fostering does not accept CV’s.
Candidates are asked to indicate their preference for office base in their application submission (Sheffield or North Shields).
All posts require Enhanced DBS Disclosure.
Closing date: 9am on Monday 21st January 2019
Interviews will be held on Thursday 7th February 2019 at our Sheffield office
Please note if you are shortlisted for interview we will contact you via the email you have provided. Please ensure you check your emails regularly.
No agencies, please.
Full details and application documents can be found here
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