Deputy Manager - Independent Fostering Agency

Charles Hunter Associates
£40,000 - £49,999
13 Sep 2018
19 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

As the Deputy Manager, you will be an experienced Fostering Social Worker from a Fostering background with the experience of completing Form F assessments and ideally management or senior experience.

This is a permanent and full-time position and you will be based in the Birmingham office, overseeing a team of Supervising Social Workers and helping the region to grow. This Independent Fostering Agency are a part of a larger Children's Service provider and they provde multiple avenues for Career Progression. You will need to have the commitment and drive to be successful in this position with this Independent Fostering Agency who aspire to be "Outstanding" rated by Ofsted.

What is on offer for the Deputy Manager:

  • Excellent training and development programmes
  • An excellent team
  • Mileage paid at 0.45 ppm
  • 30 days annual leave + bank holidays
  • A competitive Pension Scheme
  • Other terrific benefits

Duties and Responsibilities for the Deputy Manager:

  • Taking a lead on recruiting and assessing Foster Carers
  • Booking, allocating or carrying out initial visits
  • Deputising for the Area Manager in their absence
  • Supervising Foster Carers (reduced caseload)
  • Working to agreed timescales
  • Working in an Out-Of-Hours rota

Requirements of the Deputy Manager:

  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/Diploma)
  • Registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)
  • Experience of working within a Fostering team
  • Be willing to participate in an out of hours' rota
  • A working knowledge and understanding of the current legislation and frameworks relevant to Children Social Care and Fostering

Location: Birmingham

Salary: up to £44,000

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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