Job Title: Social Worker Team Manager – Fostering North Yorkshire
Location: Either Selby or Scarborough. The service very much promotes flexible working with the ability to work remotely from other bases, as well as working from home.
Salary: From £46,549 to £50,543 per annum pro rata.
Hours: Full-time/ 37 hours
Team: South East Fostering Team, North Yorkshire
Do you want to join a strong and high performing fostering service who are proud how they support local vulnerable children to live with local foster carers? Do you want to see children remaining close to their families, in their community and school wherever possible?
This person will be someone who can step into the team, lead and manage Social Workers and Support Workers (with the support of Practice Supervisors) to ensure the delivery of an effective fostering service for the care of North Yorkshire’s looked after children. The ideal candidate will have experience of working in a fostering service and up to date knowledge of all the fostering regulations, National Minimum Standards and associated guidance to ensure that the service maintains statutory compliance and achieves high quality practice.
Fostering North Yorkshire is a county wide service committed to developing excellent practice that comprises of two large teams across North Yorkshire. You will be managing the supervision and support function to our approved foster carers and overseeing the assessment of new foster carers across Scarborough, Selby and surrounding areas.
You will be providing the management and oversight to facilitate high quality foster care by ensuring that the team recruits robust new foster carers and effectively supports all approved foster carers. Whilst also focusing upon high performance across all aspects of delivering a fostering service (including acting as Panel Adviser to Fostering Panel) and ensure that strategic visions are translated into local plans in collaboration with foster carers, peer professionals, partners and children.
If you are interested in this position, we would love to hear from you. For an informal discussion about this role please contact Alan Tucker (Placement & Fostering Manager) by email at [email protected]
We welcome individuals looking to relocate, for further information please see our Relocation Policy
Closing date: Monday 29th May 2023
Interviews: Friday 2nd June
We look forward to exploring your interest and receiving your application.
Enhanced Level DBS Disclosure is required for appointment to this post.
NYC are committed to directly recruiting staff and will not accept applications nor services from agency suppliers in respect of our vacancies.
We are committed to meeting the needs of our diverse community and aim to have a workforce reflecting this diversity. We are also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.