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Team Manager- Fostering Service

Organisation: Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council
Salary: £40,057-£49,583
Location: West Midlands
Closing date:

As Team Manager for the Fostering Service, you will be responsible for leading and managing the service, including recruiting and retaining foster carers. Constantly seeking out ways in which we can improve and increase the range and availability of placement options, you will ensure our resources are being used efficiently and that our staff are being developed to their full capabilities.

To thrive in this important role, you will be an HCPC registered Social Worker with substantial experience in Children’s Social Work Services. Able to effectively engage and build relationships with a range of partners, including foster carers, you will be able to influence an environment which supports excellent practice.  However it is your management experience and skill that will set you apart. Already an accomplished leader, you will be able to demonstrate confidence and a positive approach to managing risk, budgets and resources.