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Social Work Team Manager - Fostering

Job Type:
Social Work
Team Manager
East Riding of Yorkshire
£35 to £40 per hour
Salary Description:
£35 - £40 per hour
Job Ref:

Social Work Team Manager - Fostering - East Riding of Yorkshire - Up to £40 per hour

An experienced Social Work Team Manager is required to manage a Fostering Team in East Riding of Yorkshire.

The successful Social Work Team Manager manage the effective provision of a full range of family placement fostering services to children in need, their families and carers within child care policies, directorate procedures and delegated authority ensuring the service meets strategic objective.

The benefits of this Social Work Team Manager role:

* Up to £40 per hour pay rate
* Supportive and friendly team
* Career development opportunities

Duties as a Social Work Team Manager:

* To ensure the Service meets its sufficiency duty for fostering
* To support the ongoing development of the performance framework for fostering and ensure targets are met through efficient and effective data analysis and management oversight
* To ensure all referrals are received in the team and existing open cases are allocated in a timely manner according to the agreed process and statutory requirements
* To make decisions on cases in the team and in accordance with the Council policies
* To manage the efficient and effective deployment of the workforce and manage resources within budgets and the establishment of the team
* To recruit and appoint staff as appropriate and in accordance with the Council policies
* To provide supervision and undertake employee development reviews (EDRs) and plan training in accordance with identified needs and the supervision procedures. The Fostering Team manager will provide supervision for all Senior Social Workers as well as other staff deemed necessary and ensure effective and efficient oversight of arrangements for all other staff to receive supervision
* To routinely audit and quality assure work including case records and signing off of key reports
* To ensure that required case records in the team are accurate, kept up to date and timely and there is appropriate inputting of information and decisions recorded
* To ensure that required level of performance for foster carers is achieved and maintained in line with national and local requirements and to provide reports as necessary

Essential requirements of this Social Work Team Manager role:

* Social Work England registration
* Eligible to work in the UK
* Post-qualified experience

Why Liquid Personnel?

* New 'Faster Pay' service getting you paid more quickly
* Free access to Liquid's exclusive social work training and CPD portal
* 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 scheme

Contact Details:
Tel: 01615436964
Contact: Erika Taylor

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