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Team Manager - Fostering - Permanent

Job Type:
Permanent
Sector:
Social Work
Category:
Children and Families Services, Fostering
Seniority:
Team Manager
Region:
West Midlands
Location:
Dudley
Salary:
£43,750 to £46,994 per annum
Posted:
17/05/2019
Job Ref:
DS-91863

Team Manager - Fostering - Permanent - Dudley - £43,750 - £46,994p/a

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Team Manager to join the Fostering service in Dudley. If you have the skill, determination and commitment to improve outcomes for children and families, and the drive to continue the positive development within the service, then this is the perfect opportunity for you!

Your benefits working for Dudley will include:

  • Manageable cases loads
  • High quality professional supervision
  • A bespoke induction package 
  • Agile working - working from home and flexi time arrangements 
  • Onsite free parking 
  • Generous relocation package 
  • Local Government Pension Scheme 
  • A generous annual leave entitlement 
  • Defined career progression and pathway opportunities 
  • Car sharing scheme 
  • A cycle purchase scheme 
  • Childcare vouchers  
  • Travel pass 

Role responsibilities as a Fostering Service Team Manager:

  • Ensuring that policies, systems and resources are managed to enable the Directorate to achieve its objectives and continuously improve its performance
  • Being accountable for and promoting equality, diversity and community cohesion
  • Participating in Performance Review and Development meetings and undertaking a plan of training where necessary
  • Being flexible in their approach and undertaking other duties that are commensurate with the level
  • Representing the Council and Directorate in a professional manner meeting the Corporate and Directorate aims
  • If appropriate, to be responsible for the recruitment and performance management of designated teams and individuals in accordance with Corporate and Directorate aims and management style
  • Complying with the Council's financial regulation and standing orders
  • Actively promoting Dudley's commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults
  • Complying with the Council's Health and Safety Policies
  • Being responsible for adhering to legislative requirements and Council Policies and Procedures including, but not exclusively health & safety, Data Protection and Internet/Email use
Essential requirements:
  • To be an experienced social work Assistant / Team Manager
  • Experienced in Fostering and/or Adoption
  • To be a qualified social worker
  • HCPC registration
For further information please email swapplications@liquidpersonnel.com

Contact Details:
Tel: 0207 167 6803
Contact: Damon Storer

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