Registered Manager - Fostering

Iris Resourcing
North East England
65000.00 GBP Annual + + car allowance
13 Sep 2017
22 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you a successful, driven and experienced Fostering Registered Manager, looking for a new challenge? An established IFA with an "good" rating and large footprint in the local market are looking for a key leader for their established and highly reputable service, covering the North West regions. With an office base in Greater Manchester, you will be responsible for the leadership and management of the teams and offices within the registration to deliver good/outstanding outcomes for children whilst meeting divisional, regulatory and legislative standards.

Brief over view of the role and responsibilities:

  • Management and support of an existing staff team
  • Providing support and leadership to a wide management team, including Operational Managers and Referrals Manager
  • Overall service growth and development
  • Strategic planning for the region
  • Budget management
  • Continued development and management of all aspects of the fostering and support functions
  • Ensuring the continuation to the provision of exceptional quality fostering services
  • Continual supervision of the staff team
  • Accountability to Ofsted

You will be / have:

  • A qualified social worker
  • HCPC registered
  • A management qualification
  • Strong fostering experience, ideally gained within the independent sector
  • Proven Knowledge of Ofsted, National Minimum Standards for Fostering Services and Fostering Services Regulations
  • Prior experience of successfully leading a fostering service through Ofsted inspections
  • Excellent staff management experience
  • Commercial awareness
  • A car owner / driver

Salary is to GBP65,000 (experience dependent) + car allowance + additional benefits

For further information around the role, please contact Harriet on / /

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 make contact to discuss what you may be looking for and other available opportunities.