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Fostering Development Manager - Independent Fostering Agency

  • Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
  • Location: Birmingham, West Midlands
  • Date posted: 04-01-2021
  • Sector: Private & Voluntary, Fostering, Management, Social Work
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: J596_1609749876

An 'Outstanding rated' Therapeutic Fostering agency with a national presence is looking for a Fostering Development Manager/Regional Operations Manager to cover the West Midlands region. This position is full-time and permanent.

As the Regional Operations Manager, you will be promoting and developing the high-quality children's services. You will be managing a group of Team Managers and their teams and be responsible to the Registered Manager for the company and deputise in their absence.

Benefits for you as the Regional Operations Manager:

  • Salary up to £55,000 per annum
  • Generous Annual leave
  • Birthday day off
  • Good Health Days
  • Contributory pension Scheme
  • Progression Opportunities
  • Healthcare
  • Additional Bonuses

Your responsibilities as the Regional Operations Manager:

  • Business Development
  • Manage growth & direction of the Fostering Service in the Midlands
  • Liaise with carers, their families and all children and young people placed with them and the Local Authorities
  • Ensuring training and supervision of staff and carers is provided
  • Review and set local budgets with Area Managers

Requirements of you as the Regional Operations Manager:

  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/DipSW/CQSW)
  • A valid registration of Social Work England
  • Significant experience of working within Fostering
  • Leadership and management experience
  • Knowledge of a Therapeutic approach
  • Must hold a full UK Driving Licence

Location: West Midlands

Salary Scale: £50,000 - £55,000

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

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