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Operations Manager - Fostering And Adoption


Job Description:

Operations Manager - Fostering And Adoption needed in Matlock £24.46ph PAYE - Reference:5185708

This role will involve:

  • Provide leadership, operational management and supervision to the Fostering and Adoption Management Team and Service.
  • Responsible for development of effective strategies/business plans for the Fostering and Adoption Service.
  • Responsible for sufficiency of foster carers and adopters for the Derbyshire population of Looked After Children.
  • Responsible for the services compliance with regulations.
  • Responsible for the effective preparation for external inspections and for ensuring good outcomes.
  • Effectively deploy resources across the whole service to ensure targets and priorities are met.
  • Ensure the service meets standards and targets agreed by Senior Management Team, Corporate Parenting Committee or Cabinet.
  • Provide professional leadership to consultation programmes with a wide range of stakeholders including foster carers, adopters and Looked After Children.

Ideally candidates will have:

  • Professional Social Work qualification
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent
  • Registered with GSCC

This is a full time role on a temporary contract basis.


If you are interested in the role please apply on our website with your CV, alternatively you can email your CV to [email protected] quoting the reference number.


Essential Employment is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. Essential Employment is an Equal Opportunities Employer.


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