Fostering Service Manager (2484)


Fostering Service Manager

Foster Care Associates are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Fostering Service Manager to develop and promote the fostering services in Northern Ireland.

Social Work
Full Time
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Up to 43,000 plus benefits
Geographical Location
Northern Ireland
Position Reference
Closing Date
Ref No

Role Details

As Fostering Service Manager you will be expected to work closely with the Health and Social Services Trusts to effectively manage, develop and promote Social Work and Support Services within your remit.  You will be accountable for the operational, regulatory and financial performance of your area.  Reporting directly to the Registered Manager, you will provide positive and strong leadership and management to your team consisting of Senior/Supervising Social Workers, Support Workers, Therapists and Administrative staff to create positive and lasting difference for children/young people and foster carers.

You will need to be a NISCC registered Social Worker with proven experience in working successfully in a commercial environment, supported by a strong commitment to improving outcomes for looked after children and young people and providing high quality foster care provision, you will also possess a good understanding of the Fostering Service from a regulatory, commercial and operational point of view.

This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a highly supportive environment and to continue to build on an already highly performing fostering service which continues to develop and grow.

The role can be office based in Belfast and travel will be required around Northern Ireland.  The role also comes with an attractive salary up to £43,000 depending on skills/experience + extensive benefits which includes a generous holiday allowance of up to 35 days annual leave in line with service and contributory pension scheme. 

Foster Care Associates is an equal opportunities employer and has been awarded disability confident employer by the jobcentre plus. The successful applicant will be subject to a DBS check at enhanced level if successful for the position. 

Please also note that on clicking “apply” you will receive a return email asking you to fill out our application form online, and it is a requirement for this to be completed before we can progress your application.