We’re hiring: Fostering Support Worker

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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.

Key highlights

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

Flexible working

Outcomes based rather than time based

Main duties

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

Take the first step towards becoming a foster carer today
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Parallel Parents

Head Office: 2nd Floor Lansdowne House,
85 Buxton Road, Stockport, SK2 6LR

0800 023 4450