Head of Operations - Fostering and Residential
£65,000 - £75,000+ Benefits
Our client, a valued provider of fostering and residential care for children and young adults with complex needs and learning disabilities are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Operations lead to develop and manage a variety of services across the West Midlands area.
As the Head of Operations you will oversee and manage the services across the midlands with a focus on the Fostering arm of the organisation. Liaising, negotiating and communicating regularly with the Local Authorities to ensure the children and young people's needs are the main focus. You will be directly responsible for the quality management of the area through monitoring and reviewing Foster Carer's ensuring they are providing a safe and healthy learning environment for the children.
Reporting directly into the Managing Director, you will share the companies visions and goals, leading by example and successfully managing and developing a team of 3 managers to create positive results for the children and families we work with.
If you are a senior leader within fostering and looking to take the next step in your career, we would love to hear from you!
**You must hold a Social Work Qualification
** Worked in a senior position within children services / family placements in the last 3 years
** Thorough knowledge of relevant legislations
** Strong communication skills and the ability to build and maintain key relationships
** You will be strategic and commercially aware
The salary for this position is between £65,000 - £75,000 dependent on experience plus benefits.