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Deputy Fostering Manager

  • Salary: £35000 - £39000 per annum + benefits
  • Location: Shropshire
  • Date posted: 30-10-2017
  • Sector: Private & Voluntary, Fostering, Management, Social Work
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: HQ00002997_1509382820

A small Independent Fostering Agency requires a Deputy Fostering Manager/Senior Practitioner for their well-thought of Fostering team in Shropshire.

What is on offer:

  • An excellent travel package
  • Competitive annual leave
  • Company pension
  • A supportive team
  • Excellent training and development opportunities
  • Other terrific benefits

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Support the Service Manager
  • Quality Assurance
  • Business Development
  • Budget Management
  • Deputising for Service Manger when required
  • Managing staff appraisals, supervising staff and training staff
  • Working with and building relationships with placing authorities
  • Supervising and assessing foster carers
  • Working in an Out-Of-Hours rota


  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/DipSW/CQSW)
  • A valid HCPC registration
  • Significant experience of working as a Qualified Social Worker within Fostering
  • Experience of managing/supervising a staffing team
  • A Leadership/Management qualification or the willingness to work towards this
  • An excellent knowledge and understanding of the current legislation and frameworks relevant to Children Social Care and Fostering
  • Be willing to participate in an out of hours' rota and undertake assessments
  • Must hold a full UK Driving Licence and have access to a vehicle to travel to other areas


Want to apply?

Please follow the instructions on this website, or alternatively contact Jamil Olweny on 0118 948 5555 or via email for further details