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Locum Deputy Team Manager - Fostering

London borough of Islington are looking for a Deputy Team Manager for their Fostering team.

As a Practice Manager you will promote and govern excellent practice, developing the social workers/practitioners you supervise individually and in group supervision.

You will be responsible for overseeing and supporting practitioners to make decisions about children and families within your team and provide effective and purposeful social work.


With “Outstanding” rating on their Ofsted report they are an extremely desirable Local Authority to work for, with excellent support and supervision provided.


You will actively champion the delivery of The Motivational Practice model, developing excellent practitioners by shaping and leading the practice within your team.

You will provide strengths-based observation and coaching of direct practice, ensuring that statutory requirements for your team's cases are completed to a high standard.


The office is 5 minute walk from Highbury and Islington station.


What sets you apart from the crowd?



  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/DipSW/CQSW)

  • A valid registration with Social Work England

  • Leadership and Management Experience

  • Significant experience of working within Fostering


What do you get?



  • Be a fully supported and supervised member within the team with excellent team structure

  • Highly competitive pay rates based on the surrounding authorities offering up to £38p/h dependant on experience and interview.

  • Nurturing Authority who like to develop people within their teams



Why Charles Hunter Associates?



  • You will work with your own dedicated consultant whose main concern is your career, and consultants that have sector knowledge and experience

  • Referral Bonus Scheme of £250 if you refer a “friend” or “colleague” looking for work



If you are interested in this application and wish to apply please follow the application instructions stated on the website, or alternatively you can contact Charles Hunter Associates directly and speak to Brian Allbrighton 0118 948 5555 / 07384 466 396.