Team Manager - Sheffield

Closing date 5pm Friday 25th May 2018

Salary banding - £43,190.20 to £46,526.92 per annum

Full Time - 37.5 hours per week

Based in Sheffield


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 Yorkshire & East Midlands region and successfully deliver 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 Sheffield 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 Sheffield however there will be a requirement to travel to our other Team Fostering offices in Yorkshire & East Midlands and the North East.


For an informal chat about the post please contact Kathleen Walley, Assistant Director, on 0114 261 7762.

Please note Team Fostering does not accept CV’s. 

To apply for the position, please return a completed Application Form and Equal Opportunities Form as available below to before 5pm Wednesday 25th 2018.

Please ensure you have also read and agree to our Job Applicant Privacy Notice (4).


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  3. Benefits

  4. Job Applicant Privacy Notice

  5. How to Complete Your Application Form

  6. Application Form

  7. Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

  8. Strategic Plan 2018 – 2021

  9. Being an Ethical Provider

  10. Statement of Purpose


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Closing date: 5pm Friday 25th May 2018

Interviews will be held on Thursday 14th June 2018 at our Sheffield office.

Previous applicants need not re-apply.

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.