Assistant Regional Manager
- Salary: £34,000 - £38,000 dependent on experience + benefits
- Location: Bobbing, Sittingbourne with travel throughout Kent
- Contract: Permanent
- Hours: Full Time
This is an exciting opportunity to work with By the Bridge with Cambian; an independent and leading fostering organisation with a unique therapeutic approach, providing high quality foster care for children of all ages and abilities. We were judged ‘Outstanding’ in all areas of our latest inspection.
We are seeking an enthusiastic Assistant Regional Manager to join our established team in Bobbing, Sittingbourne. Your role will be to work closely with the Regional Manager and assist with the day to day running and development of the region and deputise in their absence. You will line manage a team of up to four Link Workers (Supervising Social Workers) and also work with a maximum of 6 foster families, therefore the ability to drive and travel across the county is essential to this post.
You will be a qualified Social Worker registered with the HCPC. You will have relevant previous experience as a Link Worker (Supervising Social Worker) and a sound knowledge and experience of working with fostering regulations and national minimum standards. You will also have an excellent understanding of the importance of safeguarding children and the ability to evidence this. Previous line management experience is not essential, however, you would need to demonstrate the ambition and willingness to take on these responsibilities, evidencing confidence and leadership. Knowledge and experience of therapeutic fostering is also advantageous.
You will be an excellent communicator with the ability to form strong working relationships both internally and externally. You will be emotionally resilient and the ability to manage your time, prioritise, and organise your workload are essential as you balance the demands of this role. You will have good IT skills, specifically Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook. Experience using Microsoft Dynamics CRM would be advantageous but is not essential.
We offer a salary of £34,000 - £38,000 dependent on experience, a company car OR car allowance, a discretionary annual bonus, pension and private healthcare, life insurance, generous annual leave 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.
Jobs at By the Bridge with Cambian
By the Bridge with Cambian is an innovative, dynamic, independent fostering organisation providing high quality foster care and services to children and their foster families.
We continually strives to achieve excellence for our children and young people, foster parents and staff. And every member of staff makes a valuable contribution towards improving the lives of children.
People are at the heart of everything that By the Bridge with Cambian is about. It is vital for our children, that our foster parents and staff are inspired and motivated by working for us.
We aim to create an environment where people feel valued and can grow, develop and achieve their goals. We work to ensure that By the Bridge with Cambian is a fun place to be, where people are treated fairly and rewarded well for the work that they do.
By the Bridge with Cambian is an equal opportunities employer
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