Up to £20,335 pro-rata
£3,000 Car Allowance, 30 Days’ Annual Leave + 8 days Bank Holiday, Pension Scheme (all benefits to be pro-rata)
Our Orange Grove agency is seeking a committed Family Support Worker 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 foster placements.
The successful applicant will also be responsible for arranging activities and workshops for ‘Looked After’ and Birth children alongside family events and days out. There is an expectation that you will be able to provide succinct verbal and written reports and attend meetings with Professionals from Education, Health and Social Services sectors to support our children’s and young people’s care plans.
To be considered for this role you should have relevant child care experience, ideally within the fostering sector, be able to work flexible hours, act upon 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 Stoke-on-Trent office. You must hold a valid driving license, own your own vehicle and be confident to travel by car across Shropshire and Staffordshire to visit your families and the office as and when required.
For an informal discussion please contact Christine Thornton on 01782 645 060.
To apply please submit a copy of your most recent CV in the first instance to email@example.com; suitable candidates will then be asked to complete a formal application pack ahead of interview.