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Deputy Manager - Independent Fostering Agency

  • Salary: £42000 - £47000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
  • Location: Somerset
  • Date posted: 11-11-2019
  • Sector: Private & Voluntary, Fostering, Adoption, Local Authority, Social Work
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: HQ00006891_1573490891

As the Deputy Manager, you will be an experienced Social Worker with some management experience from a Fostering background. This is a permanent and full-time position and you will looking after the Somerset region. This position is to help with the growth in the region.

You will need to have the commitment and drive to be successful in this position with this Independent Fostering Agency who aspire to be "Outstanding" rated by Ofsted across all services. You will need to be flexible and willing to travel across the region.

What is on offer for the Deputy Manager:

  • Excellent training and development programmes
  • A growing and excellent team
  • A competitive Pension Scheme
  • Other terrific benefits

Duties and Responsibilities for the Deputy Manager:

  • Supporting the Registered Manager
  • Deputising for the Registered Manager
  • Quality Assurance
  • Contributing to Foster Carer & Staff Training
  • Working in an Out-Of-Hours rota

Requirements of the Deputy Manager:

  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/Diploma)
  • Registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)
  • Significant experience of working within Fostering
  • Experience of working in a Senior or Management position
  • A working knowledge and understanding of the current legislation and frameworks relevant to Children Social Care and Fostering

Location: Somerset

Salary: Up to £47,000

Please follow the instructions on this website, or alternatively contact Akeel Shabir on 0118 948 5555 or for further details and please do be sure to leave your contact details

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