Fostering Registered Manager

LOCATION: Liverpool - Homeground, Scotland Road 
HOURS: Full Time
SALARY PACKAGE: £40,000 - £47,000 (Depending On Experience) 

 Role includes: 

  • Undertake a pivotal role to provide practical support in the development of Local Solutions fostering service
  • Oversee the operational management of the Fostering service
  • Provide a Supervising Social Worker role throughout the development phase
  • Act as the registered person for the service
  • Responsible for the assessment, training, support, supervision and development of foster carers in accordance with statutory requirements
  • Develop and maintain an appropriate safeguarding culture and environment
  • Ensure up to date knowledge of Fostering Regulations and national minimum

standards

  • Develop excellent relationships with multi-agencies and Local Authorities
  • Keep accurate records relating to casework and operations
  • Monitor compliance and quality
  • Complete statutory assessments and panel presentations

 Essential Requirements:

 Minimum of 2 years’ experience working within a fostering agency or a similar setting.

Proven track record of managing fostering services.

Previous line management experience, ideally within a fostering setting.

Excellent verbal, communication and written skills.

Must be computer literate.

Professional Social Work Qualification such as BA/MA/DipSW.

Management Qualification (Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management) or be willing to work towards.

 

Post is subject to an enhanced disclosure (paid for by Local Solutions)

                  Apply online below, request an application pack from: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or ring

0151 705 2326

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