Fostering Registered Manager

Job Title: Fostering Registered Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bristol ( P O Boxes)
Salary: £45000 per annum
Start Date: 2019-03-17 00:00:00
Reference: 271100674
Contact Name: Sean Clayton
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 22, 2019 09:44

Job Description

Location: Bristol, South West of England
Hours: Permanent, Full-Time (working 37 hours per week)
Salary: Circa £45,000 per annum plus £700 per annum on call allowance
Up to 7 weeks of annual leave (including bank holiday allowance)

A fantastic opportunity has opened to make a real difference to vulnerable children's lives and to build a fulfilling and meaningful career with a leading UK children's charity.
Our client is looking for an excellent leader with a strong background in fostering who is focused and passionate about changing the lives of children and young people for the better. An exciting position has arisen for a Fostering Registered Manager to provide support to children and young people with complex needs.

As the registered manager you will be responsible for providing leadership and development to a dedicated and aspirational fostering team of Social Workers.
You will be expected to:
• Uphold the core values and beliefs of the organisation.
• Ensuring that children, young people and foster carers receive a high quality service.
• Deliver effective day to day operations of a high quality fostering service.
• Ensure regulatory compliances are met.
• effective professional management of a team of staff, including qualified Social Workers, in order to achieve agreed positive outcomes for children against operational targets.

What you will need:
• A degree in Social Work or equivalent
• Current HCPC registration
• NVQ Level 5 Diploma in Management & Leadership in Health and Social Care or willing to undertake
• Previous experience of managing a fostering team
• A stable career history within fostering services
• Access to a vehicle due to required travelling across South West and nationally, when required, is essential.

Great rewards including up to 29 days' holiday(pro rata), flexible working, season ticket travel loans and discounts at high street retailers.