We're hiring: Fostering Support Worker

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. 

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Parallel Parents is an independent fostering agency rated "outstanding" by Ofsted. We have over 20 years of experience and more than 200 foster carers looking after children and young people. We are a family run agency and believe that our child-focussed approach makes us really stand out from other agencies.2nd floor, Landsdowne House, 85 Buxton road, Stockport, Greater Manchester, SK2 6LR