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Team Manager

  • Employer: Hertfordshire County Council
  • Reference: HCC12102
  • Published: Thu 04/04/2019, 22:25 PM
  • Closing on: Wed 24/04/2019, 1:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours.
  • Salary: Starting from £45,591– up to £ 48,531plus £2000 annual market forces entitlement
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Hemel Hempstead

Fostering Team Manager

Location:  Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Salary: Starting from £45,591– up to £ 48,531plus £2000 annual market forces entitlement
Hours:Full time
Contract Type: Permanent,

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Fostering Service as a Team manager in Apsley, Hemel Hempstead.

Working with a partner in the private sector, our fostering service has been described nationally as “pioneering a creative programme for recruiting and supporting carers”.

You will be joining a service rated as Good with Outstanding Leaders and Managers, who have relentless ambition for our Children and young people.

We are a supportive management team where you will have the opportunity to fully utilise your skills and experience, to drive change by embedding the ARC and Mockingbird models to achieve a trauma informed fostering service. To continually improve and develop the service in the best interests of our children.

This is a varied and challenging role where candidate is expected to have the following:

  • A qualified social worker with HCPC registration
  • A leader with sound knowledge of Fostering Regulations and National Minimum Standards; and substantial experience in fostering, safeguarding and assessment preferably at management level.
  • Ability and experience to lead a team of 7.5 Supervising social worker and 2 supportive lodgings SSW with a responsibility for over 100 fostering households.
  • Ability to build on our success and drive our utilisation, to ensure that foster carers are supported to improve outcomes and stability for our children looked after.
  • Role involves recruiting and supporting foster carers to increase sufficiency of placements for our children.
  • As part of this role, you will be required to travel to other HCC Sites.In light of this, the ability to drive and/or travel around the County is required for this role.

Hertfordshire County Council is proud to offer an excellent benefits package to all of our employees. This includes:

  • Competitive Salary Starting from £45,591– up to £ 48,531plus £2000 annual market forces entitlement
  • Free parking at all of our sites
  • Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS)
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Generous annual leave entitlement
  • Staff discounts in gyms, travel agents, car sales, restaurants and days out

Closing date: 28th April 2019
Interview date:  To be confirmed

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  • Employer: Hertfordshire County Council
  • Reference: HCC12102
  • Published: Thu 04/04/2019, 22:25 PM
  • Closing on: Wed 24/04/2019, 1:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours.
  • Salary: Starting from £45,591– up to £ 48,531plus £2000 annual market forces entitlement
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Hemel Hempstead

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