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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 jolweny@charecruitment.com for further details and please do be sure to leave your contact details

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