Manager for our E Spire Service 3 days per week. ( £28,318 to £33,356 p.a. pro rata)
We have recently developed our E Spire Service, building on the work of the Education Support Service, to ensure excellent outcomes, and support to placement stability for children. The team is focused on providing education support, support to young people preparing for independence, ensuring children contribute to, and are involved in how the services are run, and providing outreach support.
There are 3 team members who work closely with the social work team, and foster carers to deliver direct support to children and young people. We are now looking to recruit an “outstanding and committed” manager for the service, for 3 days per week, to provide strategic direction, and management of these crucial services for the children. The successful candidate will join a committed and dynamic management team, working creatively and professionally with staff and carers to provide the best possible services for looked after children. As the ideal candidate you will have demonstrable experience of supporting the educational needs for LAC, and of the services available to support these, combined with a wider understanding of a range of methods, and approaches to support children’s well being.
Experience and understanding of the role of the independent sector in providing fostering services is essential. Experience of management is desirable, although we are looking for a creative, and solution focused leader, who can work with a range of professionals, and partners, for this exciting new development.
Candidates with skills and experience in education provision, working on wider projects, and strategic awareness would be encouraged. The post is based at our North Shields office however you will be required to work flexibly across the North East region.
Organisation profile: Team Fostering is a growing and thriving Not For Profit Independent Fostering Company with a strong reputation and track record in specialising placing children and young people, often with complex emotional needs, with our foster carers. We pride ourselves on an “Ofsted outstanding” rated service to children and carers, with exceptionally high levels of support and training for carers. We also place strong emphasis on our values and we expect our staff to commit to and demonstrate these values in their everyday work.
Application notes: For an informal chat about the post please contact Vicky Davidson Boyd, Assistant Director on 0191 257 6806.
An application form and further information can be found on our website >>>>
Please note Team Fostering does not accept CV’s.
All posts require Enhanced DBS Disclosure
Closing date: 9am on Monday 10 February 2014
Interviews will be held on Tuesday 25 February 2014
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