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Team Manager - Fostering

Job Type:
Social Work
Children and Families Services, Fostering, Adoption
Social Worker
Lambeth, London
£42 to £42 per hour
Salary Description:
Up to £42 per hour
Job Ref:

Team Manager - Fostering Recruitment - South London - £42 Per Hour

Our client is currently looking for a team manager for the Fostering Recruitment & Assessment Team. Experience of Fostering Recruitment is essential.

To provide a high quality and effective service to respond to the needs of children, young people and families in a timely manner and within statutory guidelines, policies and standards.
To be responsible for the assessment of Special Guardianship Orders, Temporary Approvals under Regulation 24, Connected Persons assessments and the recruitment, training and assessment of foster carers
Working to models of best practice and actively promoting and adopting integrated approaches for the benefit of children and young people and their families.
To understand and promote the core business of the Lambeth's Safeguarding Children's Board and deliver its priorities.


* Supportive Management
* Working from home available
* Long Term contract

You will be:

* Managing a team of up to eight social workers in additional to Independent Social Workers
* To ensure that the tracking systems in place are maintained ensuring that court filing dates are met
* To work effectively as a member of the Senior Management Team


* Minimum 5 years post qualifying experiences working in Child Care services at a management level.
* Experience of working with other professionals both internally and externally
* Experience of managing systems to ensure minimum delays in respect of court filing dates.
* Experience of complex assessments and how to support staff with these
* Experience of Fostering, Special Guardianship and Connected Persons assessments.
* Experience of managing staff, providing supervision, modelling, and challenging performance when necessary

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: 0739 283 1993
Contact: Haaris Rashid

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