Social Worker - Childrens Fostering Team Manager

Location Hackney
Salary £38.00 - £40.00 per hour
Consultant Social Worker - Fostering Service
We are seeking a confident experienced professional to manage a fostering social work unit. The candidate will be keen to deliver, support and develop exceptional practice, remaining hands on whilst developing their leadership skills in a supportive and creative environment. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 2 years experience of managing a social work team within fostering. As a CSW you will work closely with 4 social workers in your unit, supported by a unit co-ordinator to deliver high quality support and oversight of our Foster Carers. You will work closely with professionals from other agencies drawing on our internal resources, this role is managed by the Service Manager for the Fostering Service.

Hackney’s Consultant Social Worker (CSW) role provides an opportunity to shape children’s social work within a high performing, high profile local authority providing wide-ranging excellent training and development opportunities including through in-house systemic training and through the North London Teaching Partnership. We will help you to develop management and leadership of excellent social work practice, leading to career advancement at your own pace.