Deputy Regional Manager

  • Full Time
  • Permanent
  • Kent

£45,000 + benefits

A family owned and established IFA require a Deputy Regional / Team  Manager to join their supportive and established staff team, providing support to carers and the Registered Manager across their Kent region. This role is home based but will require some travel to the office in mid Kent

 You will be / have:
  • A qualified social worker
  • SWE registered
  • Strong and current / recent experience within the fostering sector
  • Excellent knowledge of fostering legislation, policies and procedures
  • Have creativity, drive and ambition around growing and nurturing a fostering service
  • Previous staff support / supervisory experience
  • A car owner / driver
 Brief over view of role / responsibilities:
  • Offer support the Regional Manager in the day-to-day running of the service, ensuring outstanding practice across the region, and deputise for the Manager as required.
  • Provide quality assurance, and supervision as required, of the assessments of applicants to foster, and other reports as requested, in conjunction with the Regional Manager.
  • Undertake the role of panel advisor
  • Support the Regional Manager in the ongoing development and delivery of training across the Region
  • Support Children’s Participation within the Region
  • Carry out quality assurance audits throughout the Region

This role is an excellent opportunity to join an established and stable fostering service who have a solid reputation with carers and also as an employer.

If you are looking for a new challenge and change within you fostering career, then this role should be of interest – and would suit an experienced Fostering Senior Practitioner who has gained experience of staff support / supervision / or an experienced Fostering Manager looking for a change and home working flexibility.

Salary is £45,000 with a fantastic bonus scheme available. There may be scope for some negotiation around salary for an experienced applicant – please enquire.


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