Registered Manager | Fostering | Manchester - Lorimer Fostering

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Registered Manager | Fostering | Manchester

Posted on 31st March 2021 by

Job Category: Managerial
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Manchester
Salary: £40k - £50k dependent on qualifications/experience and achieving quality related targets

Lorimer Fostering are currently seeking an enthusiastic and energetic Registered Manager to join our established team. This is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate as the role is integral to the development and operation of this agency.

About You as the Registered Manager

The ideal candidate will be confident and self-motivated with a flexible approach. You will have strong leadership qualities to manage the staff team and implement the vision and strategy of the agency. You will have a recognised and accredited Social Work qualification with SWE registration and be able to satisfy Ofsted’s Fit Persons interview.

In-depth experience of working within a fostering service is required as is having extensive knowledge of the relevant legislation. If you do not already hold a Level 5 in Leadership qualification, then you must be willing to undertake this.

The Role

The Registered Manager is accountable for the strategic planning and development of all aspects of the resources and functions of Lorimer Fostering. The Registered Manager will exercise effective leadership of staff, the foster carers and day-to-day operation. This will be done in a way that the fostering service is well organised, managed and staffed in a manner that delivers the best possible care and support to meet the individual needs of the foster children and their carers.

This will include but not restricted to:

  • Monitoring and supporting positive outcomes for fostered young people
  • Retention and support of the foster carers
  • Overall management of the fostering service and the staff team
  • Managing and participating in the Ofsted Inspections, ensuring the agency strives to achieve and maintain our high status at all times

About Us

Lorimer Fostering is an independent fostering agency based in the North West of England with its head office in Sale, Manchester. We’ve been at the heart of fostering for almost 20 years, helping and supporting amazing foster families to love and care for hundreds of young people.

The Package

  • £40,000 to £50,000 dependent on experience, experience & achieving quality related targets
  • Details of the full package are available on request
  • Great working environment

Apply Now

If you would like to join our established team who strive to improve the outcomes for children and young people in the North West, please submit an up-to-date CV. You can do this by using the link below (please ensure your email address is detailed on the CV) or alternatively you can email your CV directly to us at

Lorimer Fostering is committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults. Therefore, it is a requirement that the successful candidate is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, which will be paid for by us.

We look forward to hearing from you,
Good Luck!

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