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Operations Manager - Independent Fostering Agency

  • Salary: £42000 - £46000 per annum + Benefits
  • Location: Lancashire
  • Date posted: 13-05-2020
  • Sector: Social Work
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: HQ00008069_1589382051
A well-thought of Independent Fostering Agency is looking for an Operations Manager for their well-thought of Lancashire service. This is an office-Based, full-time, and permanent position although there will be flexibility.

The ideal Social Worker/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.

What is on offer for you as the Operations Manager:
  • Post appraisal Package Review & Enhancement
  • Perkbox Discounts: Cinema, Deliveroo, Coffee etc.
  • Mileage paid at 0.45ppm & a Car Allowance of £100 per month
  • 26 days annual leave - increases with long service
  • Your birthday off (or nearest chosen day) on top of the 26 days
  • Full Pension Scheme
  • Flexible working
  • Private Medical insurance
  • Discounts: Cinema Tickets, Coffee etc.
  • Excellent Training & Development - CPD
  • Further benefits
Duties and Responsibilities for you as the Operations Manager:


  • Managing, guiding and Supporting a team of Supervising Social Worker
  • Contributing to Business Development
  • Quality Assurance
  • Contributing to Planning Carer Recruitment Strategies
  • Contributing Staff Recruitment Strategies
  • Contributing to Staff Training
  • Reporting to the Registered Manager

Requirements for you as the Operations Manager:

  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/Diploma)
  • Registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)
  • Significant experience of working within Children's Social Work
  • Significant experience as a Manager with strategic planning & development responsibilities
  • An excellent working knowledge and understanding of the current legislation and frameworks relevant to Children Social Care and Fostering


Location: Lancashire

Salary: Up to £45,000 + benefits 


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