Foster Care Team Leader | Edgbaston
Swiis are looking to recruit a Fostering Team Manager. The Manager is responsible for the supervision and management of a team of Supervising Social Workers. The service is a child-focused fostering service covering the west and east midlands. The office has an Edgbaston base.
This is a Fostering Service rated as “Outstanding” across all areas. The role is full-time, permanent earning up to £45,000 per annum. Additional car allowance paid.
Working within a supportive Management team, you will be responsible for managing a team of social workers who are supported by Family Support Workers, Resource Workers and an Education Advisor. Previous experience working in a fostering service as an experienced SSW or a team manager is desirable. As a minimum, you should have a proven track record of working in safeguarding children and young people/child protection, with a focus on excellent outcomes for children and young people.
- CSW/CQSW/DipSW/BA/MA in Social Work
- 5 years post qualifying experience in working with children and families services
- Current HCPC Registration
- Eligibility to work in the UK without a work permit or visa restrictions
- Commitment to the safe care and well-being of vulnerable people
- Car driver
- Qualified Social Worker
- £40,000 -£45,000 per annum
- Free yearly DBS*
- Mileage expenses*
- Car allowance
- 30 days annual leave + 8 Bank Holidays
- Excellent Private Health Care options are available after the qualifying period
- Pension Scheme
- Childcare vouchers
- Eye care vouchers
- Career progression opportunity
Swiis Foster Care is a national leading Independent Fostering Agency, with consistently excellent Ofsted inspections based on the high-quality service provided to our foster carers and children and young people in our care. Swiis Foster Care is one of the only remaining family-owned independent fostering providers of scale in the UK.
Swiis Foster Care is a continuously expanding company and offers significant development opportunities for the right candidate. This role will be based in Bristol working alongside the Recruitment team. The role will most likely be remote to begin with whilst elements of COVID-19 restrictions are in place.
If you believe that you have the appropriate experience and ambition to work for one of the finest Independent Foster Care Agencies in the UK, and have the desire to really improve outcomes for children looked after then please submit an up-to-date CV detailing a full employment history.
Swiis is an equal opportunities employer.