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Service Manager - Fostering

  • Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
  • Location: West Midlands
  • Date posted: 13-04-2018
  • Sector: Private & Voluntary, Fostering, Management, Social Work
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: HQ00003820_1523632186

An Independent Fostering Agency is looking for a Service Manager for their new Fostering team in the West Midlands.

This Independent Fostering Agency is well known for looking after their staff and there is a friendly, warm and family-feel working environment.

The ideal Service Manager will be an experienced Fostering Manager with a successful record. You will need to be committed and have the drive to match this IFAs ambitions.

What is on offer for the Service Manager:

  • Development opportunities
  • An excellent travel package
  • Competitive annual leave + public holidays
  • Company pension
  • Private health insurance
  • Other terrific benefits

Duties and Responsibilities for the Service Manager:

  • Registering with Ofsted
  • Recruitment of Foster Carers
  • Supervision of staff
  • Business development
  • Service quality, service effectiveness and risk assessment
  • Contributing to learning and development
  • Contributing and managing the training and development of staff and Foster Carers
  • Budget Management

Requirements for the Service Manager:

  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/DipSW/CQSW)
  • A valid HCPC registration
  • Significant experience of working as a Qualified Social Worker within Fostering ideally with an Independent Fostering Agency
  • Experience of working in a Management position
  • An excellent knowledge and understanding of the current legislation and frameworks relevant to Children Social Care and Fostering
  • Must hold a full UK Driving Licence and have access to a vehicle to travel to other areas

CLOSING DATE: End of March 2018


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