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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

Requirements:

  • 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

CLOSING DATE: ASAP

Want to apply?


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