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Salary: : £38,000-£43,000 Benefits: Car allowance, company pension, 25 days’ holiday + Bank Holidays Fosterplus is an independent fostering agency with an outstanding record in the provision of quality foster care and stable placements. We look for committed social care professionals with a sound knowledge of fostering legislation and practice issues who will be able to continue to deliver the same high standards of service. The Quality Assurance and Safeguarding Manager will be responsible for Quality Assurance and Safeguarding and will be accountable for work undertaken which will be in accordance with the relevant legislative and regulatory framework and FosterPlus Policy and Procedures This role will include coordinating and leading on tasks relative to QA and Safeguarding work. As the Quality Assurance and Safeguarding Manager, the post holder will act as Panel Advisor on the PiCS joint fostering panels and be involved in pre-inspection planning and panel business. Fundamentally, the post holder will be required to undertake tasks on all activities within the context of Quality Assurance which will lead to each registration achieving ‘outstanding’ practices across FosterPlus and ensuring that children are safeguarded. For an informal discussion please contact Bridgid McCaig on 07885 881 117. To apply please submit a copy of your CV; shortlisted candidates will be asked to complete our application pack ahead of interview.
Salary: : £30,000-£37,000 Benefits: £3,000 Car Allowance, 25 Days Annual Leave + Bank Holidays, Pension Scheme *Please note that for the right candidate this post has genuine potential to grow into a Principal Social Worker/Social Worker Team Manager position within the first year as the appointee develops. Should this be the case the salary banding will increase accordingly in line with the increased levels of responsibility* Fosterplus is an independent fostering agency with an outstanding record in the provision of quality foster care and stable placements. Our Stonehouse office is looking for committed social care professionals with a sound knowledge of fostering legislation and practice issues who will be able to continue to deliver the same high standards of service. You will be involved in the recruitment, training and supervision of Foster carers within the Gloucestershire area. As a qualified and registered social worker you will have experience of family placement work and preferably experience of foster care practice including the assessment of potential foster carers. A good knowledge of fostering regulations, child care law and safeguarding issues is essential. You will have excellent communication skills and a commitment to high quality practice. For an informal discussion please contact Sue Purtill on 07951 099 690. To apply please submit your CV to laura.falen@picscare.co.uk; those shortlisted will be required to complete an application pack ahead of interview.
Fosterplus is a well-established, independent fostering provider.  Fosterplus is committed to promoting positive outcomes for the children and young people in placement. Established in 1996, we have extensive experience of working with local authorities to provide a positive and stable family environment for children and young people who have had a difficult start in life.  We work nationwide with a wide range of carers across England and Scotland, who are all committed to ensuring that looked after young people receive the very best support and care in a positive, safe environment where they can thrive. We are currently looking for qualified, suitably experienced Independent Social Workers to undertake a variety of assessments which include Form F, Annual Home Reviews and Initial Visits. For an informal discussion please contact Laura Falen on 01908 804442. Applications must be made on our Application Form: CV’s alone will not be considered. To download an application pack, please click here > Completed applications can be sent to laura.falen@picscare.co.uk The successful candidate will be required to have a DBS Check; the expense will be met by Fosterplus.  Please note previous/current employers will be asked to supply a reference. Fosterplus is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, or religion or belief. Fosterplus is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment.
Open ended Applications must be made on our Application Form: CV’s alone will not be considered. To download an application pack, please click here > Completed applications can be sent to laura.falen@picscare.co.uk
We’re part of the PICS family, a group of independent fostering agencies across the UK. If you can’t find the role you’re looking for here, why not take a look at some of the fostering agencies below: Orange Grove > ISP > Clifford House > PICS >