Head of Fostering

Posted 21 August by Social Personnel
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Head of Fostering - Essex - Salary Negotiable

An innovative and highly successful national independent fostering agency are seeking a motivated and experienced Head of Fostering. Their effective and dynamic Senior Management team require a HoF to help grow a new region and to further develop and grow an existing area.

The agency prides themselves on putting children and young people at the centre of their service; empowering and enabling them to achieve their potential whilst moving into adulthood.

The post holder will be responsible for leading and developing the high quality services provided to children, carers, staff and external stakeholders across the East of England ensuring compliance with fostering and childcare Regulations and Legislation. The post holder will be responsible for delivering an efficient, effective and high quality service to stakeholders and external regulators in line with Government childcare legislation. They will provide a positive Leadership to the Senior Management Team and the Fostering Service Staff, creating a well skilled, trained and motivated workforce.

You will need to hold a recognised Social Work Qualification and registration with HCPC, with a minimum of 5 years post qualifying experience in Social Care within a child care setting (preferably including Fostering Service experience). The successful candidate will hold; or be willing to work towards a suitable management qualification and to hold Registered Manager responsibility for the region.

Required skills

  • Child Care
  • Senior Management
  • Social Work
  • Young People
  • Fostering

Reference: 35924662

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