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Assessments Manager - Independent Fostering Agency

  • Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
  • Location: Cheshire
  • Date posted: 27-03-2019
  • Sector: Private & Voluntary, Fostering, Management, Social Work
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: HQ00005350_1553697825

As the Fostering Assessment Manager, you will be managing the assessments process of potential foster carers of a well-thought of Ofsted "Outstanding" rated Independent Fostering Agency. You will be overseeing an area over Cheshire, Manchester, Merseyside and Lancashire.

This Independent Fostering Agency have a unique Therapeutic approach and they are big advocates for their staff having a good work life balance. This is a permanent, full-time and office-based position.

What is on offer for the Assessments Manager:

  • A driven team
  • Car Allowance & Mileage or a Fuel Card & Company Car
  • A performance-based bonus of up to 15% of basic salary
  • 30 days of annual leave + bank holidays
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Pension scheme
  • Other terrific benefits

Duties and Responsibilities for the Assessments Manager:

  • Overseeing a team of Independent Social Workers
  • Quality Assurance
  • Supervision and Practice
  • Safeguarding
  • Inter-team working
  • Allocating Fostering Assessment

Requirements of the Assessments Manager:

  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/Diploma)
  • Registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)
  • Significant experience of working within Fostering
  • Significant experience of completing Fostering Assessments
  • Ideally, experience of working with an Independent Fostering Agency
  • An excellent knowledge and understanding of the current legislation and frameworks relevant to Children Social Care and Fostering

Location: Cheshire

Salary: Up to £40,000 + Car allowance & other benefits

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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