Location: Office base, Leeds Covering the Yorkshire region
Hours: Full Time
Gilbert Meher are working closely with an independent national foster care provider in their search for a regional manager
This is an exciting opportunity to work; an independent and leading fostering organisation with a unique therapeutic approach, providing high quality foster care for children of all ages and abilities. They were judged ‘Good’ with outstanding features in our latest inspection.
We are seeking a dynamic, innovative and creative Regional Manager to join our established team in Leeds. The Regional Manager will be responsible for managing the provision of our therapeutic fostering service in the Yorkshire region. The post holder will lead and manage a staff team to ensure that the highest quality therapeutic fostering services are delivered for the children, families and customers of the group.
You will be a qualified social worker currently registered with the HCPC with previous managerial experience. You will have experience of dealing with complex, regulated processes and a wide ranging knowledge of fostering and fostering legislation. You will have a robust understanding of the importance of safeguarding children and young people and keep this at the core of your practice.
You will have excellent communication skills and demonstrate confidence and leadership as you will be working with all stakeholders across the business. You will have good IT skills, specifically Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook. Experience in using Microsoft Dynamics CRM would be advantageous but is not essential.
We offer a salary of up to £45,000 per annum dependent on experience, a company car OR car allowance, pension and private healthcare, life insurance, generous annual leave and a great working environment.
Please note the successful applicant must agree to an enhanced disclosure under the Disclosure and Barring Service procedures (DBS). Employment will be offered to the successful applicant subject to a satisfactory disclosure report.
The group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment.