Fostering Team Manager
The ideal candidate for this role will have at least 2 years post-qualification experience in social work within a Fostering team environment. You must hold a Diploma in social work or equivalent qualification and be Social Work England registered.
You will be enthusiastic, creative and flexible with significant knowledge and experience of working with children and families. You will need to demonstrate abilities to lead others in achieving key outcomes, be an effective communicator and be able to work in partnership with carers, other areas of children’s services and partner organisations. This will be coupled with proven knowledge of the legislative framework relating to children particularly the Children Act 1989 and Fostering Service Regulations 2011 and other relevant guidance and standards.
For an informal discussion regarding this post, contact Ty Yousaf, CSM for the fostering service, on 0115 97 72516 or 07469 379270.
Disabled applicants who meet the essential shortlisting requirements will be guaranteed an interview. A job share scheme is available for all full time posts: both permanent and temporary, unless otherwise stated. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff to share this commitment and undergo appropriate checks.
The County Council welcomes applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age or sexual orientation.