Deputy Regional Manager

Posted 20 November 2023
Salary £47000 - £50000 per annum + plus Performance related bonuses
Job type Permanent
Discipline Social Work Fostering
Contact NameTom McKenna

Job description

A small, independently owned Fostering Agency, who were formed by two former foster carers, are looking for a Deputy Manager to join their team and manage a service covering South East London and Kent. This position is a full-time and permanent position and you will be based from home, therefore you can be based anywhere in the areas above.

You will:

  • Offer support the Regional Manager in the day-to-day running of the service, ensuring outstanding practice across the region, and deputise for the Manager as required.
  • Provide quality assurance, and supervision as required, of the assessments of applicants to foster, and other reports as requested, in conjunction with the Regional Manager.
  • Undertake the role of panel advisor
  • Support the Regional Manager in the ongoing development and delivery of training across the Region
  • Support Children's Participation within the Region
  • Carry out quality assurance audits throughout the Region

Benefits for you as the Deputy Manager

  • Performance related bonuses every quarter
  • Realistic earnings of over £60,000 per annum
  • Company pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Flexitime
  • On-site parking
  • Referral programme
  • Wellness programme

Your responsibilities as the Deputy Manager:

  • Managing the fostering service to ensure that it is financially viable for the purpose of achieving the aims and objectives set out in the Statement of Purpose.
  • To adhere to relevant legislation regulation and company policies and procedures
  • Work to improve the retention and recruitment of foster carers in the region

Requirements of you as the Deputy Manager:

  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/DipSW/CQSW)
  • A valid HCPC registration
  • Significant experience of working within Looked After Children
  • Experience of working within Fostering
  • Managerial experience
  • Must hold a full UK Driving Licence

Location: Kent (home-based)

Salary: £50,000 per annum (however negotiable for the right candidate / experience) plus performance related bonuses

Please follow the instructions on this website, or alternatively contact Tom McKenna on 07587031100 or for further details and please do be sure to leave your contact details

If this position isn't what you are looking for, but you are looking to make a move within Social Work, get in touch, as we have many other opportunities!