Fostering Agency Regional Manager – Liverpool and North West England.
Regional Foster Families is a family owned independent fostering agency who provides a safe, high quality family placements to children and young people who are ‘looked after’ by local authorities. We pride ourselves on providing an environment which enables the children and young people to fulfil their potential and live positive lives.
Regional Foster Families is looking for a new Regional Manager to join the North West Region. We are looking for the region to become registered in it own right leading to us having seven Registered Managers in the Company. This is a permanent, full time position which will be based in our Liverpool Office.
As the Regional Manager, you will be leading, developing and recruiting foster parents whilst providing support to your team and ensuring the region delivers a high-quality service to its foster parents and children.
To be considered, you will need to be committed, enthusiastic, a high-quality Social Worker; ideally with at least two years’ experience relevant to fostering within the last five years. You will need to have a sound knowledge of fostering legislation including National Minimum Standards and Safeguarding. You must also hold a full driving licence.
We are looking for someone to join our dedicated and supportive team who is forward thinking, child focused and ambitious. We would like a manager with proven experience in recruitment of foster parents, that will help us grow the region to its full potential.
The North West Region covers foster parents in areas of Liverpool, Manchester, Blackpool and Stockport. The successful candidate will work from the Regional Office in Liverpool. We are a company that supports flexible working.
You must have the following qualification’s:
- CQSW, DipSW, BA(Hons)SW, MSW
- Social Work England Registered
- Qualification in management at least at level 4
- Other relevant degree
You will be joining an office with good potential to develop and grow. You will have a committed team with high ethical standards and a commitment to safeguarding children. You will receive monthly supervision, an annual appraisal, and opportunities for further professional and personal development. You will require your own car with business use insurance cover.
- Competitive Salary
- Mileage Allowance
- Car Allowance
- Personal Group Employee Benefits scheme (including cycle to work scheme)
- Regular supervision (monthly)
- Training and development opportunities
- Initially 25 day’s annual leave plus 8 bank holidays
- Birthday leave – an additional day of annual leave on your birthday
- Pension Scheme
You must be a fully qualified Social Worker with a current Social Work England registration to be considered for this role.
Please note we cannot accept a CV – application forms must be completed; to apply please download the following;
Application forms are to be received 18th September 2020 and shortlisted applicants will contacted shortly after for interviews. Interviews will take place on 30th September 2020.