Fostering Service Manager

Recruiter
OXFORDSHIRE CC
Location
England
Salary
51422.00 - 54288.00 GBP Annual
Posted
15 Jul 2017
Closes
18 Jul 2017
Category
Public Sector
Function
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We are looking for a Fostering Service Manager who can lead, manage and innovate across Oxfordshire County Council's Fostering Service. As the Service Manager, you will have responsibility for four Fostering teams including Treatment Foster Care (Specialist Fostering Team) the Fostering Panels, Supported Lodgings and Private Fostering.

The Fostering Service is responsible for recruiting, assessing, approving and supporting foster carers and is committed to providing high quality placements to Children Looked After and generating more in county capacity.

You will have a detailed knowledge of Fostering regulations, standards, guidance and related legislation will be required together with relevant management experience and the personal qualities and skills to lead and manage a high performing Service.

We have a strong track record of delivering a good Fostering Service, with stable staff teams under a very experienced and supportive senior management team.