Service Manager - LAC

Recruiter
Baltimore Consulting LTD
Location
South West England
Salary
Up to £10,000
Posted
13 Jan 2021
Closes
18 Jan 2021
Ref
1926418641
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Service Manager - Fostering and Care Leavers

3 month interim contract from January 2021
Inside IR35 - £400 - £450 per day (via umbrella)

Full time (full remote working supported)
Skype / online interviews due to take place week commencing 11th January

To cover short term absence, an opportunity for an experienced Service Manager - Fostering and Care Leavers with a January start has arisen for a 3 month period. This role will cover strategic and operational functions across:

  • Fostering
  • Care Leavers
  • LAC
  • Special Guardianships
  • Residential services

  • Reporting to the Head of Corporate Parenting you will be responsible for oversight and management 4/5 direct reports and staff within their respective services.

    Your duties as Service Manager - Fostering and Care Leavers:

  • Operational and strategic oversight of above outlined services for Looked after Children
  • Supporting the effectiveness of permanency planning and long term care solutions for children
  • 4/5 direct reports and oversight of staff within service areas
  • High performance management across statutory services - know what Good looks like
  • Utilise data to support performance framework and deliver improvement in quality of provision/social care practice


  • Experience needed as Service Manager - Fostering and Care Leavers:

  • More than 2 years' experience at a minimum at Service Manager Level or higher across statutory functions for children's Fostering and LAC services
  • Active registration with Social Care England
  • Strong analytical skills to managing data and reports
  • Robust understanding and management of long term care packages
  • Hands on approach to management
  • Available references for most recent 2 year's roles.

  • If you're interested in discussing this opportunity in more detail or know someone who this may be of interest to, please contact me on or apply today.

    (We offer a senior referral scheme upon successful placement of your recommendation so please do get in contact)