This is a unique and exciting opportunity to join us as a senior manager of the only not-for-profit Co-operative in England and Wales. We require the successful candidate to manage, develop and promote the Foster Care provision and support services in Wales in line with regulatory requirements and the FCC’s values and ethos.
The successful candidate will be required to work from our Cardiff Bay office and travel frequently to areas in which our carers and social workers are located, primarily along the South Wales corridor, but also further afield. The role will include carrying out regular supervisions and performance reviews and contributing to the agency’s strategic development for Wales.
Outstanding Interpersonal skills, proven fostering experience, strong management skills and a flexible approach to working hours are essential. Applicants must have experience in good quality assessment and hold a Diploma or BA in Social Work, it would also be desirable for candidates to hold a management qualification (FCC encourage and support ongoing management training and would support the successful applicant in obtaining further management qualifications). We welcome applicants from IFA’s and the Local Authority.
The successful applicant would join a strong thriving region with an established carer support group and experienced social workers. We are a not for profit organisation, putting the needs of our children and carers first and look to appoint a manager who is as passionate about this as we are.
Do you share our ethos and values? If so, we’d love to hear from you.
For an application form, either download the application for ‘Social Workers’ from the website, contact Barbara@fostercarecooperative.co.uk or call 01684 892380.
To obtain more information, or to discuss the role please contact: Derek Clode, Regional Operations Manager (Wales) on 02920 464348
Closing Date: 2nd September, 2014
FCC is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children; applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosures Barring Service clearance at enhanced level. CVs will not be accepted, all applicants must complete an application form.
£40,000 per annum (negotiable for an exceptional candidate), 32 days holiday, excellent pension scheme.
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