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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 for further details and please do be sure to leave your contact details

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