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Operations Manager - Independent Fostering Agency

  • Salary: £42000 - £47000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
  • Location: Cardiff
  • Date posted: 19-08-2019
  • Sector: Fostering, Adoption, Local Authority, Social Work
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: HQ00006323_1566231782

An Independent Fostering Agency is looking for an Operations Manager to cover the Wales area. This role is home-based, full-time, and permanent.

The ideal Operations Manager will need to have a back ground in within a Fostering Team as a Senior Manager. You will need to be committed and have the drive to match this Independent Fostering Agencies ambitions.

What is on offer for you as the Operations Manager:

  • Mileage paid at 0.45 per mile
  • 32 days annual leave + bank holidays
  • An unmatched Pension Scheme
  • Further benefits

Duties and Responsibilities for you as the Operations Manager:

  • Contribute to the formation of agency policies and procedures in consultation with the operational management team
  • Undertake the role of Allegations Manager and Foster Panel Advisor when required.
  • Undertake foster carer reviews
  • Undertake 'Second opinion' visits (relates to assessments)
  • Identify, promote and participate in recruitment events and opportunities within Wales
  • Establish successful professional working relationships with Welsh Local Authorities

Requirements for you as the Operations Manager:

  • A management qualification is desirable i.e Postgraduate Certificate in Managing Practice in Social Care ( or willingness to achieve it) is essential
  • Substantial experience of working with children and young people, in a family placement context
  • Experience of managing a team of professional staff
  • Possess SCW registration
  • Experience of working within Fostering/Adoption
  • Must hold a full UK Driving Licence

Location: Cardiff Home-Based

Salary: up to £47,000

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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