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Deputy Area Manager

Salary: Up To £45,000 Per Year Location: South East Sector: Private Sector Job Type: Permanent Type of Service: Children's

Deputy Area Manager - Kent - Up to £50K

Here at Hampton's Resourcing we are working hand in hand with a successful and innovative Independent Fostering Agency in their search for an experienced and motivated manager to join their Kent office as a Deputy Area Manager. This role will involve working in partnership with the Regional Manager to drive their success forward and to support the development and growth of a fantastic service. If you are a Supervising Social Worker or above looking for career progression, this is the perfect opportunity for you!

Our client is recognised across the country for providing excellent foster care services through their dedication to supporting children and young people who have been exposed to traumatic experiences through their specialist training and care services. They provide young people with the opportunity to rediscover their childhood in safe, stable and caring family environments.

Does this sound like an organisation that you would like to be a part of?

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Leading the development of the carer base and local organisation to deliver growth in carer numbers and carer therapeutic care capabilities
  • Supporting the Regional Manager to lead commerciality of the local organisation improving margins and profit contribution
  • Ensuring effective supervision and performance management of a local staff team
  • Supporting the Regional Manager to lead improvement programmes to enhance organisation capabilities, effectiveness, and efficiency to support carers
  • Responsibility for Form F Assessments and quality assurance of the service

Skills and Experience:

  • Social work degree or equivalent including Social Worker registration with Social Work England
  • Experience of children's foster services and supervising social care staff
  • Able to present material professionally both written and orally, inside and outside the service
  • Experience of Local Authority customer and contract management
  • Basic knowledge of Foster Care practice, including legal knowledge and the effect the care system has on young people

Salary: Up to £50K + paid mileage

Location: Ashford, Kent - home based with occasional office work


  • Competitive annual leave allowance
  • Sick pay
  • Paid mileage (45p per mile)
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Cycle scheme
  • Reward and recognition scheme
  • Opportunity to work in an established team

For more information or to apply please send your CV to - - Or to discuss this vacancy in confidence please call Charlotte on 01926 354605

Hampton's Resourcing prides itself on creating opportunities for Social Care Manager's & Consultants to challenge themselves to continually develop their skills and experience. Our aim is to consistently find work for the most talented individuals within Children's and Adults Services across the UK

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