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Assessment Manager - Independent Fostering Agency

  • Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
  • Location: Bolton, Greater Manchester
  • Date posted: 28-04-2020
  • Sector: Management, Social Work
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: HQ00008423_1588065758

As the Assessments Manager, you will be an experienced Fostering Social Worker from a Fostering background with significant experience of completing Form F assessments and ideally management or senior experience.

This is a permanent, full-time and home-based position. You will need to be ideally based in the North West Region(Cheshire, Greater Manchester, Merseyside or South Lancashire) overseeing Assessments across this region.

This Independent Fostering Agency are one of the largest Fostering Organisations in the UK and there will be multiple avenues for Career Progression.This is a highly skilled and dedicated fostering community supports Local Authorities, by providing short or long-term foster placements for thousands of vulnerable children and teenagers throughout the UK. You will need to have the commitment and drive to be successful in this fast-paced role and with this Independent Fostering Agency who aspire to be "Outstanding" rated by Ofsted.


Benefits for you as the Assessments Manager:

  • 25 days Annual leave + Public Holidays
  • Car Allowance - £3,000 + mileage paid
  • Pension Scheme
  • Private healthcare
  • A discretionary Annual Bonus
  • Additional Benefits

Your responsibilities as the Assessments Manager:

  • Monitor and Complete Form F Assessments
  • Supervise and support freelance assessors
  • Participate in recruitment plans
  • Offer mentoring and feedback to all staff

Requirements of you as the Assessments Manager:

  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/DipSW/CQSW)
  • Experience of working within Fostering
  • Experience of working with Assessment
  • Must hold a full UK Driving Licence

Location: Greater Manchester/ Lancashire (Home-Based) 

Salary: Up to £37,370 + £3,000 Car Allowance

Please follow the instructions on this website, or alternatively contact Akeel Shabir on 07990044717 or for further details and please do be sure to leave your contact details

If this position isn't what you are looking for, but you are looking to make a move within Social Work, get in touch, as we have many other opportunities!

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