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Practice Manager (Fostering) - Charity

  • Salary: £36000 - £43300 per annum + benefits
  • Location: Lancashire
  • Date posted: 13-05-2019
  • Sector: Management, Social Work
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: HQ00005618_1557759897

A Children's Charity is looking for a Practice Manager to manage a team of 5 Social Workers in Lancashire. This role is an office-based and full-time position and the service covers Lancashire and Cumbria.

The ideal Social Worker will have Significant Fostering experience, and this is a great chance to have a great work life balance and manageable caseload with a well-thought of organisation.


What is on offer for you as the Practice Manager:

  • A driven team
  • An Annual review of your package
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Pension scheme
  • Child Care Vouchers
  • Other terrific benefits

Duties and Responsibilities for you as the Practice Manager:

  • Managing a team of 5 Social Workers
  • Supporting the Registered Manager
  • Budget Management
  • Contributing to Foster Carer Recruitment and Attrition Strategies
  • Contributing to Foster Carer & Staff Training

Requirements for you as the Practice Manager:

  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/Diploma)
  • Registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)
  • Significant experience of being a Senior Fostering Social Worker or Manager
  • Experience of working within a Fostering service
  • An excellent working knowledge and understanding of the current legislation and frameworks relevant to Children Social Care and Fostering

Location: Lancashire

Salary: Up to £43,300 D.O.E & benefits

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

If this role is not what you are looking for, but you are looking to make a move within Social Work, get in touch, as we have many other opportunities