Head of Fostering

Posted 21 June 2022
Salary£49000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Job type Permanent
Contact NameTom McKenna

Job description

An Independent Fostering Agency who are a multiple service provider is looking for a Head of fostering to be based in London managing a casload of the Essex area. As the Head of Fostering, you will be ensuring that outstanding care and the best possible outcomes for the children and child protection and safeguarding principles are provided in practice.

The ideal Manager will have Significant Fostering experience within a Senior/Management position ideally within an Independent Fostering Agency or Charity. Local Authority experience is welcome. This is a great chance to manage a hot team and become an integral part of an exciting future as they aspiring to be "Outstanding" rated by Ofsted.

Benefits for you as the Head of Fostering:

  • Annual leave of 25 days + 8 public holidays
  • Birthday off
  • Car Allowance
  • Contributory pension
  • Private healthcare
  • Additional Benefits

Your responsibilities as the Head of Fostering:

  • Deliver operational excellence and financial performance of the business
  • Lead, motivate and guide the operations teams
  • Lead by example with integrity, sustain wide, current knowledge and understanding of social work practice and broader child protection issues
  • Set and uphold high-quality practice standard, instilling a strong sense of accountability in staff for the impact of their work on the lives of children

Requirements of you as the Head of Fostering:

  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/DipSW/CQSW)
  • A valid registration with Social Work England
  • Experience of working within Children in Need
  • Experience of working within a Senior/Managerial position
  • Experience of working within Child Protection
  • Must hold a full UK Driving Licence

Location: London

Salary: up to £60,000

Please follow the instructions on this website, or alternatively contact Tom McKenna on 07587 031 100 for further details and please do be sure to leave your contact details

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