|Are you passionate about improving the lives of our children and young people? If so, this could be the job for you.
Stoke-on-Trent is transforming itself and the council's vision means that there is a real opportunity for you to make a difference for our great city and deliver the best possible service to our children and families.
The generous, down to earth and friendly nature of people in Stoke-on-Trent is what makes this city special and our services for children and families are a vital part of our success.
We put children at the heart of everything we do. Our highly committed staff and partner agencies are dedicated to achieving positive outcomes for children and young people by providing the right service, to the right children, at the right time.
We are looking to recruit a principal manager within our Fostering Service. You will lead on the recruitment and retention strategy for foster carers and work with regional partners, to work collaboratively within the North Midlands Permanency Partnership & West Midlands Fostering Consortium. You will support practice managers to ensure the recruitment, assessment, approval and supervision of all fostering households (including Regulation 24, Connected Persons/Kinship Carers) is compliant with fostering regulations, relevant policy and legislation.
We want you to inspire us and have a real impact on the way we work. In return you will gain the opportunity to develop your professional skills and your career in a challenging but supportive environment.
For more details about the role, please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification.
Please note that if an employee who is currently at risk of redundancy within the organisation applies for this vacancy their application will receive priority. If this happens you will be advised accordingly.