- Post Ref: FFC/18/16295
- Department: Non Borough of Poole vacancy
- Division: Footprints Foster Care
- Salary details: £30,000
- Employment Status: Full Time
- Contract Type: Permanent
- Closing date: 29 October 2018
Footprints Foster Care is an independent fostering agency based in Ferndown that provides high quality foster care to local children. We are a small agency that ensures foster carers receive personalised support.
We are looking for an enthusiastic person who is committed to improving outcomes for our looked after children and developing the professional skills and knowledge of our foster carers. The ability to work closely with Local Authorities and sound verbal and written skills are a necessity.
You will be responsible for managing a small caseload of foster carers in an allocated area and undertaking key tasks such as recruiting, assessing, supervising, training and supporting foster carers and their placements.
You will need to be a qualified Social Worker and hold a current HCPC (or equivalent) registration.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all employees to share this commitment and undertake appropriate checks.
We are an equal opportunities employer and committed to fairness, equality and diversity in the workplace.
To apply for this position and request an application form, job description and person specification email firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 01202 573408 for further information.
Closing Date: 29 October 2018. Please note only applications completed and submitted by the closing date will be accepted. Unfortunately, only those applicants shortlisted will be contacted with regards to an invitation to interview. This means if you do not hear within two weeks of the closing date, we regret your application will not have been successful on this occasion.