Team Manager -Fostering

Location Southwark
Salary £43.00 - £45.50 per hour
Experience of providing support in a residential setting is essential.
Shift work will be required, as well as weekend work.

The work of the fostering team is to recruit and assess fostering applicants and to support approved foster carers and connected carers. We also undertake private fostering assessments.
We work closely with professional support teams around the child/ren.
We provide a comprehensive package of support and training for foster carers.
We carry out annual foster carer reviews to review their last 12 months of practice.
The fostering team identifies placements for looked after children and young people.
The fostering team undertakes Family Finding for children requiring permanent foster placements.
We undertake Nominated carer assessments of members of the foster carers network.
We undertake Initial Viability assessments, Special Guardianship assessments and post SGO support plans.