Team Manager

Team Fostering
Hours per week: 
Interview date: 
25 Apr 2017

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 Rachael Johnson, Assistant Director, on 0191 257 6806.

An Application pack can be downloaded from our website:  Please note Team Fostering does not accept CVs.

This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure

Closing date: 5pm Friday 31 March 2017

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 25 April 2017 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.

Please note we are not currently accepting applications via employment agencies.

Jeanine Main
Telephone Number: 
0191 257 6806