Team Manager - Fostering Social Work

Location Swindon
Salary £38 - £42 per hour
In this role, you will be required to act as the registered Team Manager of the Fostering Service, and therefore will be responsible for developing and providing a high quality foster care service.
Providing leadership, you will determine priorities, assess needs and safeguard children to promote positive outcomes in line with the fostering national minimum standards and regulations. You will be supported by Assistant Team Managers who each manage a small team of social workers divided into: recruitment, assessment and permanence and support & supervision of approved carers. In initiating and delivering strategies and plans, you will work closely with other areas of children’s services and with partners and other agencies, ensuring that performance expectations are known and understood by all.
By 2030, Swindon will have all of the positive characteristics of a British city with one of the UK’s most successful economies; a low-carbon environment with compelling cultural, retail and leisure opportunities and excellent infrastructure. It will be a model of well managed housing growth which supports and improves new and existing communities.
Swindon will be physically transformed with existing heritage and landmarks complemented by new ones that people who live, work and visit here will recognise and admire. It will remain, at heart, a place of fairness and opportunity where people can aspire to and achieve prosperity, supported by strong civic and community leadership.