Full Time - 37.5 hours per week
Salary banding - £43,967.52 to £47,364.40 pa
Based in Sheffield
Please note we do not operate a performance related reward system or automatic incremental payments
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 fostering placements for looked after children. We pride ourselves on our values and we expect our staff to commit to and demonstrate these values in their everyday work.
We are looking for an outstanding and committed Team Manager to join us, managing the provision and development of our fostering service in the Yorkshire & East Midlands region and successfully deliver new opportunities to enhance our agency.
The post holder will be responsible for the day to day management of the team of Supervising Social Workers in our Sheffield office. Working as an integral member of the management team, you will have a sound knowledge of current legislation, including regulations, guidance and standards, and will work to promote our ethical not for profit status. An understanding of the role of Independent Fostering Providers and their relationship with local authorities is essential.
Above all, you will have excellent leadership, strategic vision, communication and interpersonal skills and be hardworking, positive, and motivated to improve outcomes for looked after children.
The post is based in Sheffield however there will be a requirement to travel to our other Team Fostering offices in Yorkshire & East Midlands and the North East.
For an informal chat about the post please contact Kathleen Walley, Assistant Director, on 07717 762125
To apply, please complete an Application Form and Equal Opportunities Form (available below) and return via email to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 12pm on 4 May 2020.
Please note Team Fostering does not accept CV’s.
All posts require Enhanced DBS Disclosure
Closing date: 12 pm on Monday 4 May 2020
Interviews will be held in our Sheffield office or virtually on Monday 18 May 2020
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.
Thank you for your interest in Team Fostering and taking the time to apply for this position.
Full details and application documents here.
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