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Operations Manager - Children's Charity

  • Salary: £39000 - £51000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
  • Location: Cardiff
  • Date posted: 12-07-2019
  • Sector: Private & Voluntary, Fostering, Adoption, Management, Local Authority, Social Work
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: HQ00006014_1562947427

A Children's Charity are looking for Operations Manager for their well-thought of Family Placement (Fostering & Adoption) service. This is a full-time permanent position.

This is Charity has a great reputation and they are one of the largest Children's charities in the UK. This Charity is also renowned for being big advocates for a good work life balance for their staff and provide excellent training & development opportunities for staff CPD.


Benefits for you as the Head of Service Development

  • 26 days annual leave + bank holidays
  • 45p per mile mileage
  • A good work life balance
  • A competitive Pension Scheme
  • Discount holidays
  • Other terrific benefits

Your responsibilities as the Head of Service Development:

  • Responsible for directly managing one or more services including responsibility for delivery and growth of a high quality. Oversight of other services where team managers will report to the postholder
  • Ensure that suitable numbers and quality of carers (adoption and fostering)are recruited to enable the meeting of placement targets in the area of operation
  • Ensure that suitable Panels are established in the area of operation to ensure the throughput of high quality carers (fostering and adoption)
  • Take a lead in recruiting professional staff to undertake Form F assessments, ensuring a bank of staff is available locally
  • Is accountable for ensuring any child protection issues are dealt with involving the appropriate agencies where appropriate and required

Requirements of you as Operations Manager:

  • A management qualification (NVQ 4, DMS or equivalent) or willingness to work towards the achievement of this
  • Substantial experience of working with children and young people, in a family placement context
  • Experience of managing a team of professional staff.
  • A valid HCPC registration.
  • Experience of working within Fostering/Adoption.
  • Must hold a full UK Driving Licence.

Location: Wales

Salary: up to £51,000

Please follow the instructions on this website, or alternatively contact Akeel Shabir on 0118 948 5555 or email ashabir@charecruitment.com for further details and please do be sure to leave your contact details

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