Team Manager - Fostering - Aylesbury - upto 52k


  • £46000 - £52000 per annum
  • Posted: 26/09/2017
  • Aylesbury
  • Job Ref: HP1288812
  • Permanent

Job Details

Pertemps Managed Solutions are currently recruiting on behalf of Bucks Council who are looking for Perm Team Manager to lead their Fostering Team based in Aylesbury. This role pays upto 52k per annum

- Responsible for ensuring that the service is compliant with both Fostering National Minimum Standards and Fostering Regulations
- Managing the Fostering Duty Service ensuring that in-house fostering placements are utilised to best effect and that there is appropriate matching
- Need to have significant experience in local authority fostering and ideally with experience of front line safeguarding practice 
- Oversee  the daily running of the mainstream fostering team
- Direct Supervision of 11 team members
- Oversee duty
- Quality assurance of Form F’s, Household reviews, Special Guardianship Assessments, Friends & Family Assessments, Needs Assessments and Special Guardianship Support plans
- Manage complaints
- Oversee Post SGO Support
- Fostering Panel Advisor
- Reviewing & Updating Policies

Requirements:

- 4 years post qualifying UK experience
- Knowledge of relevant legislation 
- Qualified Social Worker BA/DipSW/CQSW or equivalent
- Current registration with the Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC)
- Need to have significant experience in local authority fostering and ideally with experience of front line safeguarding practice 
- Must be a car driver

For more information please apply and a recruitment consultant will be in touch with further information