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Registered Manager - Foster Care

Location: South West
Job Type: Permanent, Full Time
Date added: 13th March 2019
Salary:£60,000 - £65,000 per annum
Reference: HO-FC-RM-BRI-SW


Swiis Foster Care – South | Registered Manager | Bristol City Centre Based

Swiis Foster Care Limited – South Region is a 'Good' rated Independent Fostering Provider which provides excellent support to all foster carers, children and young people are seeking a Registered Manager to lead an established service based in Bristol covering foster carers across the south region.

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a dynamic and enthusiastic social work professional to make a real difference to vulnerable children's lives and to build a fulfilling and meaningful career with a leading family owned provider of independent fostering across England and Scotland.

Swiis Foster Care are looking for an experienced manager with an established background in fostering who is focused and passionate about changing the lives of children and young people looked after whilst continuing the exceptional support and development provided to our foster carers across the south region.

As the Registered Manager you will be responsible for providing leadership and development to a dedicated and aspirational fostering team of Supervising Social Workers, Placement Support Workers, Education Workers, Health Advisors and Administrators.

As the leader of the service you will be expected to:

  • Uphold the Swiis core values.
  • Ensure that children and young people looked after, and foster carers receive a highly supportive and dedicated service.
  • Ensure compliance to the relevant regulations and legislation pertaining to childrens services and fostering.
  • Provide inspirational and strong professional management of a multi-disciplinary team

What you will need:

  • A degree in Social Work
  • Current HCPC registration
  • NVQ Level 5 Diploma in Management & Leadership in Health and Social Care or willing to undertake
  • Previous experience of managing a social work team
  • A stable career history within childrens services
  • A car driver with access to a vehicle

This role is full-time, and permanent. The ideal candidate will have both childrens services and fostering experience.  You need to be committed and driven to providing exceptional outcomes for both children in placement and foster carers and have the commitment to support Swiis’s child centred objectives.

Location: Bristol, South West of England

Hours: Permanent, Full-Time (working 37.5 hours per week) 30 days of annual leave (plus bank holidays)

Salary: Up to £65,000               

Benefits: Annual car allowance of £5,050, private health insurance, death in service benefit and company contributor pension

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