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Team Manager - Fostering - Barnet

Job Title: Team Manager - Fostering - Barnet
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Barnet, London
Salary: £36 per hour
Start Date: 25/04/2016
Duration: 3 - 6 months
Contact Name: Wendy Moore
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

Team Manager | Fostering | Barnet

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Social Worker to work as part of a dedicated Fostering team with our client based in Barnet.

The successful Fostering Team Manager will have experience of:

  • To provide regular support via telephone and supervisory visits to foster carers, as outlined in companies policy, including annual unannounced visits which are all recorded.
  • To participate in the recruitment of potential carers and identify training needs of foster families and deliver training as required.
  • To undertake Form F assessments of potential foster carers and annual foster carer reviews and present these to the fostering panel in line with company policies and procedures.
  • To ensure the necessary risk assessments are done for foster carers.
  • To work in line with SSSC Code of Practice.
  • To sit on a fostering panel as required.
  • To take responsibility together with line manager for their own professional development - supervision, appraisal and training.

To apply for this role you must have:

  • Relevant Social work qualification - DipSW, CSS, CQSW, PQ Award
  • Post qualifying experience which should be in family placement work or post qualifying experience in other child care settings.
  • A good working knowledge of relevant legislation including:- Children Act 1995 and elated regulations and guidance; in particular Guidance on Looked After Children Regulations 2009 and the Adoption and Children Act 2007

Salary is £36ph

The benefits from this client will include

  • Contributory stakeholder pension scheme after three months continuous service.
  • Income Protection Cover after 2 years' service.
  • Flexible Working
  • Child Care Voucher Scheme
  • Contributory healthcare and dental scheme

4Social Work Ltd ensures safe recruitment through the following processes:

  • An enhanced DBS check will be required for this role.
  • Recruitment is done in line with safe recruitment practices.
  • 4Social Work is an equal opportunities employer.

To discuss this vacancy please contact Wendy Moore on 0208 514 9165

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