Regional Manager – Sussex (Regional Office based in Hove) area covers Brighton, Hove, East, and West Sussex
Regional Manager – Fostering
Regional Foster Families is a family-owned independent fostering agency who provide 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 has an new opportunity for a new Regional Manager to be the Registered Manager for our Ofsted rated ‘outstanding’ South Central Region. You will be one of seven Registered Manager in the Company, making this a permanent, full time position which will be based in our Hove Office.
As the Regional Manager, you will be leading, developing and recruiting foster parents whilst providing support to your small team, ensuring the region delivers a high-quality service to its foster parents and children.
To be considered, you will need to have experience in managing and supervising a team, you will need to be a 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 South Central Region covers foster parents in areas of Brighton, Hove, East, and West Sussex however, we are looking to expand our coverage. The successful candidate will work from the Regional Office in Hove. 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(or working towards)
You will be joining an Ofsted rated ‘outstanding’ office (2020) with great potential, which we are looking to develop and grow. You will have a small and 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 emailed to HR@rff.care by the closing date: 19th April 2021.
Candidates who have been shortlisted for an interview will be contacted shortly after this date.