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Fostering Team Manager

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
13/05/2020
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 25/05/2020 12:00
Salary:
£42,683 - £44,632 per annum
Hours per week:
37
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
Vacancy ID:
197627
Employment Location:
Seafield House

Job details 

Closing date:
25 May


Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

This is Redcar and Cleveland. We are an ambitious Council keen to build on our strong track record of innovation and partnership working, ensuring that we create a flourishing future for the borough and all of its residents. Key to this is a committed workforce who always give their best. Offering a fast paced, progressive working environment, Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council is a great career move.

We have many reasons to be proud of our existing services for children, young people and their families in Redcar and Cleveland. We have a passionate workforce who are committed to supporting children and young people to feel safe, healthy, happy and ready to learn and achieve. We respect everyone as equally valued members of our community by listening to their views and using their opinions to help shape our services.

Are you the right person to help us to develop a brighter future for our children?

If you share the ethos of Redcar and Cleveland’s Children and Families Directorate, this could be the opportunity you are looking for.


Redcar & Cleveland Council are seeking to appoint a person to manage the Fostering Service . This is an exciting opportunity to join us and implement the vision and direction of our fostering service and further build on our successful fostering recruitment campaign.

We are looking for a somebody with excellent leadership skills who also has an interest in this area of social work practice. The successful candidate will manage a team of social workers and ensure the Fostering Service can provide children in our care with placement choice and stability and in doing so provide our foster carers with support, advice and guidance

Redcar and Cleveland care about our staff and recognise the importance of training and development. We have a clear Workforce Development Strategy, with opportunities for professional development and career progression.

The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced disclosure and barring check.

For an informal discussion, please contact Wendy Medd , Head of Service for Children In Our Care & Resources on 01642 444191

The Council is an accredited ambassador status for the North East Better Health at Work Award.

We offer very attractive terms and conditions of employment, including generous annual leave entitlement, flexible working hours (where appropriate), membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme and access to numerous other salary sacrifice schemes and staff benefits/discounts, including a lease car scheme.

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