Fostering Team Manager / Children and Young People

  • Job Reference: AWDO-P6385
  • Date Posted: 11 May 2021
  • Recruiter: Five Rivers
  • Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester, North West England
  • Salary: £40,000 to £45,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: + Car allowance + Generous Benefits (see below)
  • Sector: Social Care
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: CV Response Team

Job Description

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Fostering Team Manager who has sound knowledge of Fostering Regulations and National Minimum Standards with strong leadership qualities and a passion for improving the outcomes for Children is required for Five Rivers Child Care.

 

SALARY: £40,000 – £45,000 per annum + Car Allowance + On Call Allowance + Generous Benefits (See Below)

LOCATION: Manchester, Greater Manchester, North West England

JOB TYPE: Full-Time, Permanent

 

APPLICATION PROCESS: Once you’ve applied, we will email over some extra details regarding the application process that you will need to complete as soon as possible. Please keep an eye out for our email.

 

JOB OVERVIEW

We have an exciting opportunity for a Fostering Team Manager who has sound knowledge of Fostering Regulations and National Minimum Standards with strong leadership qualities and a passion for improving the outcomes for Children.

As the Fostering Team Manager you will join Safehouses Fostering, based in our Greater Manchester region rated Outstanding by Ofsted.  The service essentially covers the Greater Manchester, West Yorkshire and surrounding areas in line with our growth and development strategy.

Working as the Fostering Team Manager for Safehouses Fostering has many benefits arising from its commitment as a Social Enterprise to invest heavily in the services it provides to Foster Carers, children, and members of the staff team. The successful applicant with be expected to lead this team in securing safe and resilient placement matches with our approved foster carers and continue to increase carer recruitment growth.

The Fostering Team Manager should be able to demonstrate a dynamic approach to the growth and sustainability of the service and evidence of a creative eye for opportunities to expand the service.  You will also be required to be the Panel Advisor for all Panel business and provide a Quality Assurance role for Annual Reviews and Form F assessments.

Safehouses works from a Trauma informed Secure Base and PACE models with integration across our fostering, residential, clinical and education services to achieve the best possible outcomes for young people.  You will be joining a developing service with an impressive carer recruitment pipeline.

 

CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS

  • The desire to be a team player who wants to achieve best possible outcomes for all children and foster carers
  • Experience of working in the fostering sector and/or children/young people in social care
  • A formal social work qualification
  • Be registered as a social worker with Social Work England
  • Have a valid driving license
  • The right to work in the UK

 

EMPLOYEE BENEFITS

We know how demanding and challenging our work can be. We value our staff and want to recognise and reward you for the work you do. Some of your rewards and benefits include:

  • Formal induction and training in our paperless electronic recording and management system (CHARMs)
  • Professional social work supervision provided by a Manager
  • Individual and group Clinical supervision provided by a qualified psychologist/clinician
  • Opportunities to integrate with our clinical, education and residential service provision
  • Competitive annual leave allowance
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Market related salary plus on call allowance
  • Car allowance
  • Pension scheme and access to employee assistance program
  • Perkbox discount scheme membership
  • Simply Health Membership

 

Five Rivers is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Children and Young People, applicants must be willing to undergo appropriate child protection screening, including employment references and DBS check.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

Five Rivers is an Investor in People and Equal Opportunities employer.

 

NO AGENCIES PLEASE

 

HOW TO APPLY

APPLICATION PROCESS: Once we’ve reviewed your CV, we will email over some extra details regarding the application process that you will need to complete as soon as possible. Please keep an eye out for our email.

CV’s of Job Applicants meeting this requirement may also be submitted to our Client for consideration. By submitting your job application to us you are hereby giving us your express consent to submit your details to our Client for this purpose.

JOB REF: AWDO-P6385

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