Overview

We are By the Bridge, a leading independent Fostering provider, an independent and leading organisation with a unique therapeutic approach, providing high quality foster care for children of all ages and abilities.

We find and train the best Foster Parents so that the young people in our care get a better chance in life and we are looking for a dedicated, experienced individual to join our team as a Regional Manager.

Could you be what we are looking for – someone who shares our passion to make children's lives better.

Are you a passionate supervising social worker who has experience in working in an IFA who is dedicated in helping children and young people rebuild their lives?

If so, we would love to hear from you!

This is a newly created position due to an internal promotion to work with By the Bridge with Cambian 

 

The role

We are seeking a dynamic, innovative and creative Regional Manager to join our established team in Kent. 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 By the Bridge with Cambian

 

You

 

You will be a qualified social worker currently registered with SWE with demonstrable management 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, ensuring that this is kept at the core of your practice. 

 

You will have excellent communication skills and demonstrate confidence and leadership, with the ability to manage relationships with diverse group of stakeholders.  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.

          

 

The package

 

We offer a competitive salary, dependent on experience, a company car OR car allowance, pension and private healthcare, life insurance, generous annual leave 30 days plus bank holiday 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.

 

By the Bridge is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment.

 

By the Bridge is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

 

Salary: Competitive Salary

Location: Sittingbourne, ME9 8JE

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