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Team Manager

Job Title: Team Manager

Contract: Full time  - Permanant

Hours - 37.5 hours per week

Salary: up to £42,000 per annum + £3,000 car allowance

If you really want to make your mark in a rapidly growing business that is committed to improving the lives of children and young people, we have the role for you!

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Team Manager to join our team in Aberdeenshire. We want someone who places a focus on the positive outcomes of our children and young people.  This is your chance to join a supportive and caring high achieving team at the NFA Group.

About the Group

The National Fostering Agency (NFA) Group is the largest independent providers of high-quality foster care and special needs education and care. With Acorn Care and Education, a part of the NFA family we provide education and care across 20 schools and 19 residential care homes nationally.

Our vision is to build incredible futures by empowering vulnerable young people in the UK to be happy and to make their way in the world. Every day we improve the lives of thousands of young people, their families and communities through a relentless focus on caring and learning.

About the Role

This post is an opportunity to play a pivotal role in supporting the Registered Manager in delivering a high quality service for children and young people, and foster carers.

The role involves managing a small team of SSW’s and support workers. The Team Manager is responsible for ensuring that legislative, regulatory, national minimum standards and company requirements are met so that NFA maintains or achieves outstanding performance.

This role will hold a small caseload covering Highland with a specific focus to recruit and develop this area linking with LA’s and existing foster carers. You will cover an extensive geographic area and may be required to stay overnight on occasions. You will be responsible for the growth and development of Moray and Aberdeenshire, alongside the CEO and supervision of SSW staff.

Who we are looking for

You will need to be a qualified social work practitioner registered with the SSSC. You will also have recent experience in fostering and services for children and a good working knowledge of the regulatory framework, plus some previous experience in a line management.

Ideally you will have experience in achieving performance targets and developing services to meet organisational objectives.  You will be a strong written and verbal communicator with good IT skills, a flexible and adaptable approach and able to travel to support the growth of the region.

Why work for us

  • Holidays starting at 25 days per annum
  • Extensive training suite
  • Career development across the Group
  • Professional support network
  • Pension
  • “Your Wellbeing Matters”
  • Employee Rewards Hub

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all employees to share this commitment and undertake appropriate checks.

We are an Equal Opportunities employer.

Closing Date: 27/09/2019


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Permanent - Full Time


up to £42,000 per annum & £3000 Car Allowance

Team Manager

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