Based in Cardiff Bay
Salary: £50,000 per annum (negotiable for a highly qualified and experienced candidate) + 32 days holiday + bank holidays + excellent pension scheme
We are looking for a strong and passionate, motivated and experienced Registered Manager to manage and further develop our Welsh office.
The successful applicant will effectively establish, manage, develop and promote foster care provision and support services in Wales in line with regulatory requirements and the FCC’s values and objectives.
We require a dedicated manager who has a minimum of three years' experience of family placement and/or children’s services at a management level, a solid background and experience in the role of registered manager, a comprehensive working knowledge of all relevant legislation pertaining to children’s services as well as publications which inform current thinking regarding good practice and the Safeguarding of children.
This role takes overall responsibility for the Welsh arm of FCC and, therefore, there must be a strong ability to communicate at all levels, influence, engage, negotiate, mediate and build effective relationships with a wide variety of stakeholders. There is considerable travel required on a regular basis so there must be a commitment to working flexible hours.
We are a not for profit organisation, putting the needs of our children and carers first and look to appoint someone who will wholly engage in our ethos and is as passionate about our co-operative not for profit status as we are.
Closing Date: Monday 19th May
For an application form, more details, or simply to discuss the role, please contact Barbara@fostercarecooperative.co.uk or call 01684 892380
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/Scottish Disclosure at enhanced level. CVs will not be accepted, all applicants must complete an application form.