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Registered Manager - Independent Fostering Agency

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Location: Greater Manchester
  • Date posted: 05-11-2019
  • Sector: Private & Voluntary, Fostering, Management, Social Work
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: HQ00006877_1572958342

A well-thought of multiple Children's Services providing organisation is looking for a Registered Manager for their Fostering service. This is a full-time and permanent position.

You will need to have significant experience of being a successful and qualified manager within Children's Social Work and ideally within Fostering with another Independent Fostering Agency.You would be an integral part of the next part of this organisation's journey. This Independent Fostering Agency are striving to be "Outstanding" rated by Ofsted.

What is on offer for the Registered Manager:

  • A performance related bonus
  • Mileage paid at 0.35ppm
  • Your birthday off (or nearest chosen day) on top of the 26 days
  • Full Pension Scheme
  • Excellent Training & Development - CPD
  • Further benefits

Duties and Responsibilities for the Registered Manager:

  • Working closely with the Director of Fostering
  • Overseeing a team of Social Workers
  • Quality Assurance
  • Undertaking and overseeing Foster Carer Recruitment
  • Managing & contributing to Foster Carer training
  • Maintaining and developing relationships with Local Authorities
  • Developing the Fostering service sustainably

Requirements of the Registered Manager:

  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/Diploma)
  • Registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)
  • Significant experience of working within a management position in Children's Social Work
  • Experience of working within Fostering, ideally in an Independent Fostering Agency
  • An excellent knowledge and understanding of the current legislation and frameworks relevant to Children Social Care and Fostering

Location: Greater Manchester

Salary Scale: Negotiable dependent on experience & further benefits

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

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