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Assistant Team Manager - Fostering Support

Job Type:
Social Work
Children and Families Services, Fostering, Adoption
Social Worker, Senior Social Worker, Assistant Team Manager
South East, London
£38 per hour
Job Ref:

Assistant Team Manager - Fostering Support - Barnet - £38 per hour

The role of Assistant Team Manager is vacant in Barnet's Fostering Support Team. You will be expected to have a working knowledge of relevant legislation and experience of working in children’s services. You need to be enthusiastic and highly committed to providing support and challenge to foster carers to ensure that the children of Barnet receive quality care in a warm family environment.


  • Long term contracts                      
  • Supportive management               
  • Same training as permanent staff              
  • Low caseloads               
  • Excellent transport links             

Duties as an Assistant Team Manager:

  • Overseeing the recruitment of foster carers
  • Identifying and leading on specialist projects within the fostering service to deliver effective recruitment, assessment, support and retention of foster carers
  • Taking on line management responsibility for the Social Workers and Officers working on recruitment and specialist projects
  • Supporting the Team Manager in leading and contributing to the development of innovative and effective fostering services which meet the needs of Looked After Children and Care Leavers
  • Being responsible for a range of activities to support the Service in maintaining high standards and compliance with Regulations and National Minimum Standards
  • Exemplifying best practice and maintaining accurate recordings
Essential Requirements:
  • HCPC registration
  • Eligibility to work in the UK
  • Post-qualified experience

Why Liquid Personnel?

  • New ‘Faster Pay’ service getting you paid more quickly 
  • Twice weekly payroll 
  • Free DBS and compliance service
  • Access to exclusive roles that aren't available from other agencies  
  • Your own dedicated consultant with extensive social work knowledge
  • Access to a wide selection of social work positions across the UK
  • “Refer a Friend” bonus - get £200 for each social worker you refer who we successfully place *
  • “Find your own job” bonus – get £250 for bringing your own position to us *

For more information please contact

Liquid Personnel is an equal opportunities employer. Liquid Personnel Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. * Terms and conditions apply to our bonus schemes.

Contact Details:
Tel: 0207 046 6214
Contact: Ray Birkett

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