Team Manager: Middlesbrough

Team Manager

Closing date: 9am Wednesday 2nd October 2019

Salary: £43,967.52 to £47,364.40 per annum

Please note we do not operate a performance related reward system or automatic incremental payments

Contract Status: Permanent

Based in Middlesbrough

Full Time - 37.5 hours per week

Interviews will be held on Monday 14th October at our Middlesbrough office

Team Fostering is an ethical not for profit fostering agency with a strong reputation and proven track record for providing high quality, value for money fostering placements for looked after children. We pride ourselves on our values and we expect our staff to commit to and demonstrate these values in their everyday work.

We are looking for an outstanding and committed Team Manager to join us, managing the provision and development of our fostering service in the North East region and successfully support and promote new opportunities to enhance our agency.

The post holder will be responsible for the day to day management of the team of Supervising Social Workers in our Middlesbrough office. Working as an integral member of the management team, you will have a sound knowledge of current legislation, including regulations, guidance and standards, and will work to promote our ethical not for profit status. An understanding of the role of independent fostering providers and their relationship with local authorities is essential.

Above all, you will have excellent leadership, strategic vision, communication and interpersonal skills and be hardworking, positive, and motivated to improve outcomes for looked after children.

The post is based in Middlesbrough however there will be a requirement to travel to our other Team Fostering offices in the North East and Yorkshire & East Midlands.

For an informal chat about the post please contact Rachael Johnson, Assistant Director, on 0191 257 6806.


To apply, please send a completed application form and equal opportunities form to (available below):

1. Job Description

2. Person Specification

3. Benefits

4. Application Form

5. Equal Opportunities Form

6. A Guide to Completing your Application Form

This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure

Please note if you are shortlisted for interview, we will contact you via the email you have provided. Please ensure you check your emails regularly.

Please note we are not currently accepting applications via employment agencies