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Fostering Service Manager - Independent Fostering Agency

  • Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
  • Location: Glasgow
  • Date posted: 18-12-2020
  • Sector: Private & Voluntary, Fostering, Management, Social Work
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: J176_1608285642

An "excellent rated" Independent Fostering Agency is looking for an experienced Service Manager (you will not be the Registered Manager). This role is a full-time, permanent position with some flexibility to be partially based from home.

This is a well-established an exciting organisation with room for further progression.

What is on offer for you as the Service Manager:

  • Mileage paid at 0.40ppm
  • 28 days annual leave + bank holidays
  • A Pension Scheme
  • A Car Allowance £2,000 or Company Car
  • Further benefits

Duties and Responsibilities for you as the Service Manager:

  • Deputise for the Registered Manager when needed
  • Business Development
  • Managing a team of Social Workers and other staff members
  • Quality Assurance
  • Improving the fostering service

Requirements for you as the Service Manager:

  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/Diploma)
  • Registered with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC)
  • Significant experience of working within Fostering, ideally with a Charity or Independent Fostering Agency is ideal
  • Management experience
  • An excellent working knowledge and understanding of the current legislation and frameworks relevant to Children Social Care and Fostering

Location: Glasgow/Central Belt (partially home-based)

Salary Scale: £44,000 - £50,000 d.o.e & benefits

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

If this role is not 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!