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Team Manager - Fostering Team

Job Title: Team Manager - Fostering Team
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Rutland
Salary: £34 per hour
REF: LukeMHC34354354
Contact Name: Liam Murphy
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

We are currently looking for a Team Manager - Fostering Team to work with one of our clients based in Rutland. You will be working for the council.

Monday - Friday (37 hours per week)

Shift Times 

Temp contract 

Pay rate - £34ph

Key Responsibilites

  • To manage the delivery of the Fostering  Service, and other specialist resources, for children and families

  • To recruit, support and develop foster carers and the fostering service within Rutland

  • To manage the development and implementation of strategies for the growth of the fostering service to meet the needs of children and young people in Rutland

  • To be the panel advisor for Rutland’s Fostering panel and ensure robust assessments are in place

  • To manage and monitor contracts with external fostering providers to ensure they meet the needs of children in their care

  • Oversee robust connected carers assessments and work with other teams to ensure the planning and provision of support for vulnerable children is comprehensive and there is an integrated approach to assessment and support

  • To work closely with the adoption team to ensure timely and robust plans are in place and we are aware of practice developments in relation to adoptio

  • To assist in leading and developing services to manage necessary changes to service delivery to continue to meet the needs of the community and meet national standards and regulations

  • To determine outcomes and objective for the service; regularly monitor and review progress to ensure that service delivery timescales and performance quality targets are met

4Recruitment Services is a specialist recruitment agency for Qualified Social Workers and HealthCare Professionals. We offer:

  • An excellent referral scheme of £250 for each successfully placed referral
  • HCPC certified complimentary training
  • 24 hour one on one specialist social work consultant based within your geographical area
  • Our own dedicated payroll support ensuring you get the full benefits of your payment

Recruitment is done in line with safe recruitment practices. 4Recruitment Services is an equal opportunities employer.

To discuss this vacancy or other Social Work vacancies in your area please contact Luke Mathurin on