We currently have a vacancy for a fostering support worker in Staffordshire. We are looking for a dedicated and passionate person who is committed to making a positive difference to looked after children and young people.
Working for an outstanding IFA
Opportunities to progress to social worker, therapist and beyond
Opportunities for further training e.g. social work, therapy
Non-corporate, family organisation
Outcomes based rather than time based
Supporting foster carers to achieve the best possible outcomes for children and young people
Initial calls and visits with prospective foster carers
24/7 support for foster carers you support (weekend responsibilities shared with team)
Working flexibly to achieve outcomes for children and young people
Conducting training for foster carers
Person spec & requirements
Energetic, passionate and determined to succeed
Ability to work flexibly
Desire to be part of an IFA which is growing and developing
Full UK driving licence and access to a vehicle for work purpose
Candidates with experience in residential child care settings and frontline practice prefered
Prior experience of working with vulnerable children and young people prefered
Salary: £19,430 – £24,964 depending on experience + mileage schemed, training and development opportunities.
If you would like to apply for this position please get in touch with us.
Call us anytime on 0800 023 4450