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Vacancy Details

Team Manager Fostering

Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council
Grade K (£43,857 - 44,863)
Working Pattern:
Full Time
36 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
23/06/2021 at 23:55
Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council

Sefton Fostering Service is growing … We are looking to create a third team to provide greater focus and support for our Connected Carers and Special Guardians.  The Service is currently supported by 2 teams – Recruitment and Support & Supervision, Support and Review. We require a third Team Manager to strengthen and develop the service. The successful person will have management responsibility for a team of social workers and placement support workers and will be expected to provide robust, reflective supervision in line with Seftons supervision policy. Applicants should have proven management experience or be ready to demonstrate that they are able to step up to this role. Knowledge of Fostering Services, recruitment, support and retention of carers and relevant legislation and Fostering regulations is essential. Please note that in order to apply for this post  you must be qualified and registered as a Social Worker with SWE and have post qualifying experience in safeguarding children. 

Please contact Lisa Cummings, Fostering Service Manager on 07967 127290 if you would like an informal discussion about the post. We are excited about expanding the service and really look forward to hearing from you.

Equal Opportunities

Please note that all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for these jobs (as given in the Person Specification) and who want to apply under the Disability Confident Scheme will be invited to interview.

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