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Fostering Area Manager - IFA

  • Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
  • Location: South West England
  • Date posted: 26-03-2018
  • Sector: Private & Voluntary, Fostering, Management, Social Work
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: HQ00003002_1522062051

A regionally based Independent Fostering Agency requires an Area Manager for their highly reputable Fostering team in South West of England. As the Area Manager, you will be working closely alongside the Supervising Social Workers to manage, motivate, supervise and Support their work.

What is on offer:

  • An excellent travel package including Mileage
  • 30 Days Annual Leave
  • Company pension
  • Excellent training and development opportunities
  • Flexible Working approach
  • Other terrific benefits

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Support the recruitment process
  • As the Area Manager, you will be managing, motivating, supervising and supporting Supervising Social Worker
  • Working with and building relationships with placing authorities
  • As the Area Manager, you will be informing and fully compliant with the standards, policies and guidance
  • Attend Panels and undertake initial visits and second opinion visits When required


  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/DipSW/CQSW)
  • A valid HCPC registration
  • Significant experience of working as a Qualified Social Worker within Children and Families teams
  • Significant experience within Fostering
  • An excellent knowledge and understanding of the current legislation and frameworks relevant to Children Social Care, Fostering and Adoption
  • As an Area Manager, you must hold a full UK Driving Licence and have access to a vehicle to travel to other areas

If you would like to apply to be our next Area Manager, please follow the instructions on this website, or alternatively contact Tom McKenna on 0118 948 5555 for further details