Service Manager - Fostering and Leaving Care

Posted 3 September by Baltimore Consulting LTD
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Service Manager - Fostering and Care Leavers
3 month interim contract from mid September 2020
Inside IR35 - £400 - £450 per day (via umbrella)

Full time (full remote working supported)
Skype / online interviews due to take place week commencing 7th September 2020

To cover short term absence, an opportunity for an experienced Service Manager - Fostering and Care Leavers with an immediate start has arisen for a 3 month period. This role will cover strategic and operational functions across:

  • Fostering
  • Care Leavers
  • LAC
  • Special Guardianships
  • Residential services

Reporting to the Assistant Director of Social care, you will be responsible for oversight and management 4/5 direct reports and staff within their respective services.

Your duties as Service Manager - Fostering and Care Leavers:

  • Operational and strategic oversight of above outlined services for Looked after Children
  • Supporting the effectiveness of permanency planning and long term care solutions for children
  • 4/5 direct reports and oversight of staff within service areas
  • High performance management across statutory services - know what Good looks like
  • Utilise data to support performance framework and deliver improvement in quality of provision/social care practice


Experience needed as Service Manager - Fostering and Care Leavers:

  • More than 2 years' experience at a minimum at Service Manager Level or higher across statutory functions for children's Fostering and LAC services
  • Active registration with Social Care England
  • Strong analytical skills to managing data and reports
  • Robust understanding and management of long term care packages
  • Hands on approach to management
  • Available references for most recent 2 year's roles.

If you're interested in discussing this opportunity in more detail or know someone who this may be of interest to, please contact me on or apply today.

(We offer a senior referral scheme upon successful placement of your recommendation so please do get in contact)

Reference: 40818674

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