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Fostering Service Manager OCC2618546

Oxfordshire County Council
£51,422 - £54,288 per annum
County Hall, Oxford
37
Permanent

We are looking for a Fostering Service Manager who can  lead, manage  and innovate across Oxfordshire County Council’s Fostering Service. As the Service Manager, you will have responsibility for four Fostering teams including Treatment Foster Care (Specialist Fostering Team) the Fostering Panels, Supported Lodgings and Private Fostering.

The Fostering Service is responsible for recruiting, assessing, approving and supporting foster carers and is committed to providing high quality placements to Children Looked After and generating more in county capacity.

You will have a detailed knowledge of Fostering regulations, standards, guidance and related legislation will be required together with relevant management experience and the personal qualities and skills to lead and manage a high performing Service.

We have a strong track record of delivering a good Fostering Service, with stable staff teams under a very experienced and supportive senior management team.

This post is subject to a criminal records check.
Our Organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We expect all employees, workers and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.
Matthew Edwards, Corporate Parenting Manager on 07718 968 985
Week commencing 7 August 2017
26 July 2017