Fostering Support Worker – Nottinghamshire
FOSTERING SUPPORT WORKER
Office base: Radcliffe on Trent, Nottinghamshire, Covering: East Midlands region
Salary: Grade 5-12, £18,000 – £22,443.
Full time – 37.5 hours per week (includes some evening and occasional weekend work)
Regional Foster Placements is a family owned independent fostering agency. Our aim is to recruit, train and support Foster Carers who provide short and long term care to children and young people who are unable to live with their own families. The East Midlands team is seeking to recruit a full time Support Worker who will support fostered children and young people on an individual and group basis whilst also supporting the administrative and recruitment functions of the business
To thrive in this role, you’ll need to enjoy working with children and young people, be enthusiastic, flexible and a good communicator. You will receive training in a variety of direct work interventions as well as ongoing support and regular supervision. The job will entail variety and no two days will be the same. It will require the ability to work on your initiative as well as part of a small supportive team and involve travel across a large geographical region. The right candidate will play an integral part in the future expansion of our fostering team.
- Proven experience of support work
- Ability to drive
- Excellent communication skills
- Flexibility and adaptability
- Ability to communicate well and work with others
- Excellent IT skills
- Experience of children’s social care
- Marketing experience
The diversity of this role means you will be involved in many aspects of the agency and will be a key part of a small team. If you want a varied role where you will make a difference to the lives of children and young people, please apply.
(No agency enquiries please)
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The closing date for applications is 22nd March 2018 with interviews taking place on 29th March.