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Operations Manager (Fostering)

UK Fostering – Dartford
£39,000 – £50,000 a year

We are looking for an experienced and committed Operations Manager (Fostering). A Social Work Qualification and registration with the hcpc is essential for this role. The successful applicant will be working with foster carers and looked after children across the South East, and has a minimum of 5 years post qualifying experience in fostering, adoption or safeguarding within children and families team.

The families on the case load of the successful candidate are located across the North West, hence willingness to travel and use of a car is essential. The job requirement also include the relevant social work qualification, hcpc registration and appointment is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

In terms of the professional background we are looking for a qualified and hcpc registered social worker who has already established themselves as a manager in the Fostering Sector and is able complete a high work load to excellent standards.

UK Fostering is a young and dynamic fostering agency rated OUTSTANDING by Ofsted in all areas. We have offices in the South East, the Midlands, the North West and the North East. We are looking to recruit an experienced Operations Managerr for our office in Dartford, Kent . Willingness to travel and use of a car is essential.

We work hard to achieve positive and sustainable changes in children’s lives and support our foster families to a very high standard. The successful applicant has a passion for children and young people, excellent organisational skills, is able to meet deadlines, has excellent communication skills and the ability to analyse situations accurately.

The job description includes the following aspects:
•To allocate work and supervise social workers and freelance social workers in relation to their Form F assessments.
•Co-ordinate, plan and assist in the recruitment and selection of prospective foster carers.
•To lead and co-ordinate the panel setup e.g. recruitment of new panel members.
•To Quality Check Form F assessments and ensure that quality standards are kept on all panel related paperwork and assessments.
•To be present at fostering panels as panel member and representative of the UK Fostering Management Team.
•To ensure panel functions are carried out and maintained in accordance with relevant legislation.
•To supervise and manage the UK Fostering ‘Training Coordinator’.
•To supervise and manage the annual foster carer training programme and ensure time scales in the annual calendar are adhered to.
•To manage /arrange in-house and commissioned training in response to identified needs.
•To coordinate/deliver Skills to Foster training.
•To update policies and procedures annually in line with Fostering Regulations.
•To travel to other office locations as is necessary and conducive to fulfil the role to a high level.

Job Type: Full-time
•Salary: £39,000.00 to £50,000.00 /year

Required experience:
•post qualifying: 5 years

Required licence or certification:
•Registration with hcpc

Team Manager Fostering

UK Fostering – Birmingham
£39,000 – £50,000 a year

We are looking for an experienced, dynamic and highly professional Team Manager to lead our growing team of staff and operations in the Midlands. The successful candidate will have a proven track record in Quality Assurance, work with Fostering Panels, Service Development and Performance Management and has a keen eye for detail.

In terms of the professional background we are looking for a qualified and hcpc registered social worker who has already established themselves as a manager in the Fostering Sector and is able complete a high work load to excellent standards.

UK Fostering is a young and dynamic fostering agency rated OUTSTANDING by Ofsted in all areas. We have offices in the South East, the Midlands, the North West and the North East. We are looking to recruit an experienced Fostering Manager for our office in Birmingham, Kittsgreen . Willingness to travel and use of a car is essential.

We work hard to achieve positive and sustainable changes in children’s lives and support our foster families to a very high standard. The successful applicant has a passion for children and young people, excellent organisational skills, is able to meet deadlines, has excellent communication skills and the ability to analyse situations accurately.

The job description includes the following aspects:
•To lead and supervise a team of social workers, student social workers and administrative staff.
•To manage the QA process of Form F assessments efficiently and effectively.
•To carry a caseload if required and to provide supervision and support to allocated carers.
•Investigate substantial complaints and allegations regarding foster carers in partnership with the complaints officer.
•Responsible for foster carers’ annual reviews and ensure that they are presented to panel on time.
•To ensure that all Social Worker’s records and reports are up-to-date.
• Be part of the senior management team and report directly to the Director of the company.

Job Type: Full-time
•Salary: £39,000.00 to £50,000.00 /year

Required experience:
•post qualifying: 5 years

Required licence or certification:
•Registration with hcpc

Senior Practitioner (Social Worker Fostering)

UK Fostering – Birmingham
£30,000 – £40,000 a year

We are looking for a dedicated and dependable Senior Practitioner for our office in Birmingham, Kittsgreen. The successful applicant will be working with foster carers and looked after children in the West Midlands, has post qualifying experience in fostering, adoption or safeguarding within children and families team.

UK Fostering is a young and dynamic fostering agency rated OUTSTANDING by Ofsted in all areas. We have offices in the North West, the South East, the Midlands and the North East. We are looking to recruit a qualified social worker for our office in Birmingham, Kittsgreen.

We work hard to achieve positive and sustainable changes in children’s lives and support our foster families to a very high standard. The successful applicant has a passion for children and young people, excellent organisational skills, is able to meet deadlines, supervise a growing staff team and has excellent communication skills and the ability to analyse situations accurately.

The job description includes the following aspects:
•Supervision of a small team of social workers * Supporting the recruitment process of new foster families
•Quality Assurance aspects relating to various areas of the agency
•Conducting audits and ensuring statutory requirements are met at all times
•Holding a small case load of foster carers
•Monitoring and complying with all safeguarding aspects
•Participation in delivering of training for foster carers
•Flexible working and out of hours support to carers
•Salary of £30k – £40k per annum , depending on skills and experience.

Supervising Social Worker

UK Fostering – Birmingham
£24,000 – £34,000 a year

We are looking for a dedicated and dependable Supervising Social Worker for our office in Birmingham, Kittsgreen. The successful applicant will be working with foster carers and looked after children in the West Midlands, has post qualifying experience in fostering, adoption or safeguarding within children and families team.

UK Fostering is a young and dynamic fostering agency rated OUTSTANDING by Ofsted in all areas. We have offices in the North West, the South East, the Midlands and the North East. We are looking to recruit a qualified social worker for our office in Birmingham, Kittsgreen.

The families on the case load of the successful candidate are located across the West Midlands, hence willingness to travel and use of a car is essential. The job requirement also include the relevant social work qualification, hcpc registration and appointment is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

We work hard to achieve positive and sustainable changes in children’s lives and support our foster families to a very high standard. The successful applicant has a passion for children and young people, excellent organisational skills, is able to meet deadlines, has excellent communication skills and the ability to analyse situations accurately.

The job description includes the following aspects:
•Supervision of pool of foster carers and two social workers
•Form F assessments and panel presentation
•Monitoring and complying with all safeguarding aspects
•Participation in delivering of training for foster carers
•Flexible working and out of hours support to carers
•Salary of £24k – £34K pa, depending on skills and experience.

UK Fostering is an equal opportunities employer and adheres to safer recruitment practices.
If you would like to be part of our team, please get in contact with us. We look forward to hearing from you.

UK Fostering – Cambridge

Contract
Time limited Social worker – Cambridge

UK Fostering would like to hear from qualified social workers who are interested in undertaking the BAAF Form F assessments/ managing a small case load as and when required in and around Cambridge.

•Applicants are required to have:
•A social work qualification
•Sound report writing and assessment skills
•Experience in completing detailed Form F Assessments
•A current HCPC registration

UK Fostering provides guidance and advice throughout the Form F assessment process and management of a case load. The allocated Social worker would be supervised and all relevant policy and procedure’s would be available.

UK Fostering is an equal opportunities employer and adheres to safer recruitment practices. If you would like to be part of our team, please get in contact with us. We look forward to hearing from you
Supervising Social Worker – North West (Liverpool and Manchester)

Supervising Social Worker – North West (Liverpool and Manchester)

We are looking for a dedicated and dependable Supervising Social Worker. We are open to accept applications from newly qualified social workers as well as candidates with experience in the fostering sector or other relevant social work experience.

UK Fostering is a young and dynamic fostering agency rated OUTSTANDING by Ofsted in all areas. We have offices in the North West, the South East, the Midlands and the North East. We are looking to recruit a qualified social worker for our office in Warrington.

The families on the case load of the successful candidate are located across the North West, hence willingness to travel and use of a car is essential. The job requirement also include the relevant social work qualification, hcpc registration and appointment is subject to an enhanced DBS check.
We work hard to achieve positive and sustainable changes in children’s lives and support our foster families to a very high standard. The successful applicant has a passion for children and young people, excellent organisational skills, is able to meet deadlines, has excellent communication skills and the ability to analyse situations accurately.

The job description includes the following aspects:
• Supervision of pool of foster carers across the Midlands
• Form F assessments and panel presentation
• Monitoring and complying with all safeguarding aspects
• Participation in delivering of training for foster carers
• Flexible working and out of hours support to carers

Salary of £24k – £32K pa, depending on skills and experience.
UK Fostering is an equal opportunities employer and adheres to safer recruitment practices.

If you would like to be part of our team, please get in contact with us. We look forward to hearing from you.

Supervising Social Worker

UK Fostering – Newcastle upon Tyne
£22,000 – £32,000 a year

We are looking for a dedicated and dependable Supervising Social Worker in the North East. The successful applicant will be working with foster carers and looked after children across the North East region, ideally has post qualifying experience in fostering, adoption or safeguarding within children and families team. However, we also accept applications from newly qualified social workers.

UK Fostering is a young and dynamic fostering agency rated OUTSTANDING by Ofsted in all areas. We have offices in the North West, the South East, the Midlands and the North East. We are looking to recruit a qualified social worker for our office in the North East.

The families on the case load of the successful candidate are located across the North East, hence willingness to travel and use of a car is essential. The job requirement also include the relevant social work qualification, hcpc registration and appointment is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

We work hard to achieve positive and sustainable changes in children’s lives and support our foster families to a very high standard. The successful applicant has a passion for children and young people, excellent organisational skills, is able to meet deadlines, has excellent communication skills and the ability to analyse situations accurately.

The job description includes the following aspects:
•Supervision of pool of foster carers across the North East
•Form F assessments and panel presentation
•Monitoring and complying with all safeguarding aspects
•Participation in delivering of training for foster carers
•Flexible working and out of hours support to carers

Salary of £22k – £32K pa, depending on skills and experience.
UK Fostering is an equal opportunities employer and adheres to safer recruitment practices.
If you would like to be part of our team, please get in contact with us. We look forward to hearing from you.
Job Type: Full-time

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