Salary: £14,430-£19,240 pro-rata
Benefits: £3,000 Car Allowance, 20 Days Annual Leave + 8 days Bank Holidays, Pension Scheme (benefits pro-rata)
We are seeking someone to provide direct and indirect support to children and young people, living with foster families, alongside birth children and foster carers to promote the stability of placements. You will also be responsible for arranging activities and workshops for Children Looked After and Birth children alongside family day’s out for the Region. There is an expectation that you will provide succinct verbal and written reports and attend meetings with Professionals from Education, Health, Social Services etc to support children / young people’s care plans.
To be considered for this role you should have relevant child care experience, be able to work flexible hours, act on your own initiative and have the ability to relate positively to children, young people, birth families, foster carers, social workers and other associated professionals. It is essential that you are passionate about improving the lives of children and young people and have a clear understanding of safe care.
You will be attached to the Warrington office. You must hold a valid driving license, own your own car and be confident to travel across the North West region.
For more information and an informal discussion please contact Heather Sheridan on 01925 730 435.
To apply please submit a copy of your CV, those shortlisted will be asked to complete an application pack ahead of interview.
Closing date: 23rd March 2018 – 12:00
Interview Date: TBC
The successful candidate will be required to obtain an enhanced DBS check. Check expense will be met by Orange Grove Fostercare. Orange Grove Fostercare is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. Orange Grove Fostercare is an equal opportunities employer.