Service Manager – Fostering

Service Manager – Fostering

Bristol & Gloucester

Salary up to £60,000

Full Time


Compass Associates are working with a highly regarded Independent Fostering Agency in their search for a Dual Site Ofsted Registered Service Manager, to manage their Bristol and Gloucester offices.

The post holder will provide leadership to a dedicated team of Social Workers and direct line management to two Team Managers. The role will work with Local Authorities to seek suitable placements for children and young people and allocate caseloads to the team accordingly and ensure placements and foster carers are visited regularly in line with regulatory frameworks.

Person Specification:

– Recognised Social Work qualification and Social Work England registration is essential.

– Demonstrable experience at Management level is essential.

– Applicants must have extensive experience within Fostering services with sound knowledge

of regulatory frameworks.

– Due to the nature of the role, a full, clean driving licence and access to a vehicle is essential.


Salary up to £60,000 (depending on experience)

£5,000 car allowance

25 days annual leave + bank holidays



This role can be based out of either the Bristol or Gloucester office, with expectation to have a strong presence in both branches. Regular travel across the region will also be required.

Contact details:

For more information or to apply, please contact Chris Burgess at Compass Associates on 023 92 417 105. Alternatively email an up to date CV with a covering note to [email protected]


Compass Associates Ltd is acting as a Recruitment Consultancy for this permanent vacancy; we offer a £200 John Lewis voucher for a successful recommendation following the completion of probation/rebate

Specialist Care

Chris Burgess (MREC CertRP)

Senior Consultant – Senior Appointments (South)

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