Service Manager (Fostering) – Havering

Service Manager (Fostering) - Havering

Posted 4 weeks ago


Service Manager, £450pd, Fostering, Havering

Pertemps are recruiting for a qualified and experienced Service Manager. The Service Manager will be responsible for 2 teams (managers), supervisory of the Fostering Panel, management and support of Carers (including out of hours Carers), care proceedings, and reporting on performance management.


  • Manage and oversee staff to ensure effective delivery of services to children, young people, and their families.
  • Lead and monitor staff in ensuring robust recording of information on relevant systems and databases.
  • Lead on the recruitment, training, assessment, and ongoing support of potential Foster Carers
  • Assist the Head of Service in planning and developing services for vulnerable children, young people, and their families, identifying needs and potential difficulties/challenges.
  • Effectively manage budgets and ensure services are cost effective – Produce reports and attend meetings/forums as required.

Working Model: Hybrid – Flexible approach involving working from our town hall campus/hubs. Expectation to work from our town hall campus during your team’s duty week, for team meetings and other development days and at managers discretion some ad-hoc days onsite may be needed.


  • Social Work England (SWE) registration.
  • Minimum 2 years + working experience (social worker with children and families, including assessments and statutory work).
  • Previous experience working in Fostering/Kinship service – minimum Team manager experience

This is an agency post and Pertemps can offer you:

  • A Dedicated consultant who has access to all roles across the UK and is available for you to speak to
  • An easy registration process (all done online)
  • Referral schemes and incentives
  • Ongoing compliance managed for you
  • Prompt and reliable payroll and lots more

Please contact me on for more information.

We recruit across all areas of Qualified Social Work. If you are a Social Worker and this isn’t the role for you, contact us about other roles including IRO, BIA, MASH, LAC Children’s Social Work, Adult Social Work, Service Manager, Head of Service, Team Manager and Assistant Team Manager