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Team Manager

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Location: Home Based

Salary: Highly Competitive

Full Time      Permanent

Capstone Foster Care are an independent fostering agency with hundreds of carers across England helping foster children build brighter futures. 

We are looking for a Team Manager to manage the day to day work of a well-established and experienced team of 8 including Senior Practitioners,  Supervising Social Workers and a Children’s Champion. You will motivate, supervise and support the work of your team to achieve key targets within the area business plan. Developing and maintaining good relations with local authorities within the area to increase placements and business opportunities and further the reputation of the Company. Ensuring that carers are informed of, and fully complies with all standards Policies and guidance, including safe caring guidelines agreed by Capstone Foster Care.

Applicants will need:

  • A relevant qualification in Social Work and SWE registration
  • 2 years post qualification experience of working in fostering related social work and/or children’s social work
  • Experience of managing a social work team and liaising with the wider professional network
  • Willingness to support, assist, and provide training to foster carers
  • Knowledge of Fostering Regulations, Children Act, Working Together To Safeguard Children, and National Minimum Standards
  • Willingness to participate in an out of hours support service
  • Has access to a vehicle and can travel across the region

In return, we offer:

  • Annual TAX FREE payment
  • Home working allowing a good work life balance
  • Excellent training and development opportunities
  • Holidays starting at 25 days plus Bank Holidays and your birthday off!
  • Additional holiday purchase scheme
  • Discounts via FosterTalk membership
  • Employee Assistance membership

Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people is enshrined within Capstone Foster Care's policy and practice. We expect our employees to share this commitment with us.

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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