Social Work- Children’s fostering

Location Wrexham
Salary £46.59 - £48.89 per hour
Wrexham C&YPS requires the services of an enthusiastic and highly motivated agency Team Manager to work within the Fostering Team on an initial 3 month contract. Your role will be to support the Assistant Team Manager and Social Workers to enable them to assist young people who are under the Fostering Team in terms recruitment and retention of foster carers, assessments of connected carers and and management and support of placements.
This will require you to oversee via management processes that young people’s rights and entitlements are fully met; to refer to other agencies and develop close and effective working relationships with key agencies to facilitate a co-ordinated multi agency response to the needs of young people and foster carers, involve them, their families and carers in the delivery of plans. The post holder needs to have experience in working with potential and current foster carers and in the recruitment and retention of foster carers and staff and working within remit of fostering regulations; experience of managing a leaving Care Team and Service and be skilled in prioritising competing demands Knowledge of the issues affecting young people is essential.