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Agency Decision Maker - not-for-profit IFA

  • Salary: £43000 - £46500 per annum + benefits
  • Location: Tyne and Wear
  • Date posted: 01-11-2018
  • Sector: Private & Voluntary, Fostering, Executive, Management, Social Work
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: HQ00004337_1541089481

As the Agency Decision Maker, you will be an experienced Children's Social Worker from a Fostering background with significant experience of Senior Management, Quality Assurance and working through Ofsted Inspections.

This not-for-profit Independent Fostering Agency are a well thought of and a striving to be "Outstanding" rated by Ofsted across all services, as they are with one service. You will need to have the commitment and drive to be successful in this pivotal role. You will be required to travel between offices (South Yorkshire & Tyne & Wear), with the occasional over night stay.

Benefits for you as the Agency Decision Maker:

  • 30 days Annual leave + Public Holidays
  • 45 ppm mileage paid
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • A Loyalty Bonus
  • Flexible working arrangements - TOIL
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Additional Benefits

Your responsibilities as the Agency Decision Maker:

  • Undertake the role of Agency Decision Maker
  • Supervision of the Independent Reviewing Officers
  • Work with management to achieve "Outstanding" ratings from Ofsted
  • Develop & monitor Foster Care policies and procedures
  • Act as the data protection advisor

Requirements of you as the Agency Decision Maker:

  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/DipSW/CQSW)
  • Significant experience of working within Fostering
  • Significant experience of working within Senior Management
  • Experience of working with an Independent Fostering Agency
  • Knowledge of the operations of a not-for-profit organisation
  • Must hold a full UK Driving Licence

Location: Tyne & Wear

Salary: Up to £46,500

Please follow the instructions on this website, or alternatively contact Jamil Olweny on 0118 948 5555 or for further details and please do be sure to leave your contact details

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