Team Manager / Deputy Regional Manager - Fostering

Iris Resourcing
East Midlands Region
£40,000 - £49,999
05 Dec 2018
09 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

A creative and established IFA require a Deputy Manager to join their supportive and established staff team, providing support to carers and the Registered Manager across the East Midlands / Staffordshire regions. The role is home based, with expectation to travel to the Staffordshire office twice a week (working hours are full time but flexible)

You will be:

· A qualified social worker

· HCPC registered

· Strong experience within the fostering sector

· Excellent knowledge of fostering legislation, policies and procedures

· Have creativity, drive and ambition around growing and nurturing a fostering service

· Previous staff support / supervisory experience

· A car owner / driver

Brief over view of role / responsibilities:

· Offer support the Regional Manager in the day-to-day running of the service, ensuring outstanding practice across the region, and deputise for the Manager as required.

· Provide quality assurance, and supervision as required, of the assessments of applicants to foster, and other reports as requested, in conjunction with the Regional Manager.

· Undertake the role of panel advisor

· Support the Regional Manager in the ongoing development and delivery of training across the Region

· Support Children’s Participation within the Region

· Carry out quality assurance audits throughout the Region


This role is an excellent opportunity to join an established, stable, growing and entrepreneurial fostering service who have a creative and unique approach in the market.

If you are looking for a new challenge and change within you fostering career, then this role should be of interest – and would suit an experienced Senior Supervising Social Worker / Senior Practitioner who has gained experience of staff support / supervision / or an experienced Fostering Manager looking for a change and home working flexibility.

Salary is £40,000 experience dependent, with a fantastic bonus scheme available.

For further information around the organisation and role and a JD, please contact Harriet Connolly on 0121 323 3720 / 07740 773499 /

Iris Resourcing is an unrivalled specialist resourcing partner to the looked after children’s social work sector, with a targeted focus across fostering & adoption: With a focus on permanent recruitment, we work strategically to find the ideal fit, matching experience, skills and aspirations.

If the above role is not suitable, but you are looking for a move within the sector, please do get in touch, in confidence:

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