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Deputy Team Manager Fostering Team

  • Job reference: 10102019
  • Location: Luton, Bedfordshire
  • Job type: All
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified Social Work
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Job description: My Client Luton Borough Council are looking for Deputy Team Manager to join the Fostering team, Based at Town hall.

To work closely with the Team Manager leading the Placement Service in identifying and commissioning appropriate placements or high level and specialist services across in-house provision and the statutory, voluntary, and community sectors in Luton. To ensure children and young people, including those with the most complex needs, have their individual needs met and their welfare safeguarded and promoted to ensure they make good progress and receive effective services so they achieve as well as they can in all areas of their lives.

This post will support the Fostering Team Manager in managing the team budget, in particular the purchasing budget. The post holder has significant involvement in the decision making process regarding the allocation of resources through planning meetings, decision making meetings and management consultation. Recommendations made by this post holder have strong influence on decisions about expenditure.

Person specification / Attributes for this Role:
-HCPC / Relevant Qualification
-Experience of Coaching, Advising and supporting staff in supervision
-Previous Experience with a Fostering Setting
-Deputy Team Manager Experience
-Supervising QSW's
-Car Driver/ Access to own Transport
Hours - Mon - Fri 37 hours per week
Pay Rate - £34ph
Contract - 3 Months on going

How To Apply - Contact Louise @ Service Care Solutions 01772 208964 or email

Benefits of working with Service care solutions
Free Payroll Service*
SCS will fund the £9 a week fee via ARCH Umbrella company! if you secure a Qualified Social worker role.

Candidate Referral Bonus
SCS offer £250 for every Qualified Social Worker you refer over to us!
(£150 after 6 weeks in the assignment and £100 after completing 12 weeks)

Find your own job bonus
SCS will offer £150 to Qualified Social Workers sourcing their own job and referring it to the agency you must be placed in the role for 4weeks before payment can be made!
Permanent Qualified Social Worker Bonus*
If you are placed in to a permanent position by SCS we will pay £250 after you have completed 12 weeks in the role!
Subsidised training
SCS will pay up to £250 each year to help with your Continuing Professional Development

Loyalty Reward Scheme
SCS will pay a "Thank you" bonus to Qualified Social Workers after each 12-month period they complete with SCS.