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Deputy Manager - Fostering - Islington

  • Job reference: DTMIs260820
  • Location: Islington, London
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Management
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Job description: Deputy Team Manager - Fostering - Islington
Service Care Solutions are looking for a deputy team manager for the Fostering team based at Islington council. The successful post holder will ensure that children are placed in the appropriate placements, and that they are well supervised and of high quality.
This is a locum post.

PAY - £35 - 38 per hour
CONTRACT - 3 months
HOURS - full time

HOW TO APPLY - please send your up to date cv to or call 01772 208964 and ask for Jennifer for more information

*Approved social work qualification
*Post qualifying experience as a supervisor in a fieldwork setting
*Current SWE registration
*Satisfactory enhanced dbs check
*Considerable experience of statutory child care social work (including child protection, safeguarding and risk assessment)
*Considerable experience of assessing, prioritising and responding to referred risks
*Experience of managing and delivering services in a multicultural and diverse urban authority
*A sound understanding of the challenges facing disabled children and their families
*Able to manage change and projects effectively
*Knowledge of all relevant legislation, guidance and government policy and research in relation to safeguarding and children looked after
*Able to lead and motivate staff

Benefits of working with Service Care Solutions
*A specialist consultant specific to you with a wide range of social work knowledge
*Excellent and competitive rates of pay
*An extensive range of exclusive Social Work vacancies available throughout the UK
*Expert payroll service processed twice per week
*Frequent job updates sent to you exclusively to meet your requirements
*£250 bonus offered for referring a friend to any job role
*Loyalty Bonus Scheme

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our client's requirements.