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Social Work - Team Manager

  • Job reference: SCTTMFOST2502
  • Location: Sandwell, West Midlands
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified Social Work
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Job description: Team Manager - Fostering Team - Sandwell - £39.07/hr LTD

Sandwell CT is committed to provide early intervention services to support children and their families at home, endeavouring as far as possible to keep the family unit together. Should the need for alternative accommodation arise in order to protect and safeguard children, the first priority will be to explore family members and connected persons (i.e. someone the child already has a relationship with), if such arrangement is deemed appropriate.
The Fostering and Adoption Service has three distinctive Teams, whose functions overlap and support one another. The focus of the work is to provide regular supervision and support to foster carers and their family, complete unannounced visits and foster carers' household reviews yearly, liaise with other professionals and attend/participate in meetings regarding the children in placements, complete Personal Development Plans with each foster carers and deliver some of the sector specific training courses, facilitate support groups for the fostering households, and co-ordinate special events for foster carers and their families.
You will be responsible for managing, leading and shaping a team of social work professionals. As a senior member of staff and a valued Team Manager you will be setting service priorities, planning team workloads, reviewing performance and monitoring and budget management. You will need to have previous experience in management. This is an exciting and rewarding opportunity and suits those seeking a fresh challenge or equally those who are hungry for their next step from Deputy into a Team Management role.

The benefits of working with Adam at Service Care Solutions:
*You will receive a £150 joining bonus after completing 4 weeks of your first
assignment with us
*Free umbrella service for new candidates
*You will receive a dedicated and personal consultant with a vast knowledge of social work
*We provide frequent updates of new opportunities via text and email
*We are a nationwide supplier of Social Work staff to over 200 local authorities
which means we have a wide variety of exclusive roles based all over the country
*We have an expert payroll service which is processed twice a week

To be considered; apply to this role, or call Adam on 01772 208964, or email