Fostering Service Manager - North London - IFA

Recruiter
Charles Hunter Associates
Location
North West London
Salary
£50000 - £55000/annum bonus, pension, plus other benefits
Posted
18 Jul 2017
Closes
17 Aug 2017
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Fostering Service Manager - North London - IFA

Up to £55,000 per annum plus bonus scheme and other excellent benefits.

We presently have available a permanent opportunity for a Service Manager to work for a reputable independent fostering agency based in North West London.

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced, enthusiastic HCPC registered Social Worker to take on an exciting role and provide professional leadership to the service. The ideal candidate will have experience of working within an Independent Fostering Service at a senior level.

Responsibilities include:
- To ensure personal professional practice is within the Minimum National Standards provided by the Fostering Regulations 2011 and that these are upheld and maintained at all times within the agency.
- To manage the work and monitor the performance of the agency and the team.
- To ensure regular supervision and support to the team of Team Manager, senior practitioner, Senior Supervising Social Workers and Supervising Social workers.
- To ensure the foster carers' annual reviews take place on time.
- To monitor the quality of social workers, guide and develop their professional practice and to carry out their annual appraisals.
- Identify staff training needs and organising relevant trainings.
- Co-ordinate, plan and carry out recruitment and selection of prospective foster carers.
- Monitor and guide foster carers' training, assessment and presentation to Fostering Panel.

In return you will receive:
- A salary of up to £55,000 per annum
* Private Health Care
* Pension Scheme, after qualifying period
* 25 days annual leave
* An Exceptional career opportunity

To apply for this role or for more information, please contact Tom McKenna at Charles Hunter Associates on (Apply online only) or follow the links on this page