The Fostering Foundation have an exciting vacancy working as part of our team as a Foster Carer Recruitment and Retention officer based in the South West. We have a strong commitment to finding and supporting those able to offer the best care to children and young people unable to remain in the care of their family.
We have ambitious plans for ensuring we have the right foster carers in the right place to meet the needs of children requiring foster homes, and need the right person to join our team and help us achieve those plans.
You will be an enthusiastic, motivated person who has the ability to communicate easily with a range of different people. You will need to have a good understanding of foster care and the needs of children placed in foster homes. Ideally, you will have worked in a child care or social care setting and have a passion for ensuring the best outcomes for children. You will be the first point of contact for those interested in understanding more about becoming a foster carer and be able to convey the ethos of our family owned agency. In addition you will be able to explain what is required to become a foster carer and what support and training will be available. A full job description is available on request.
In return the Fostering Foundation will offer you the training, support and supervision to carry out this important role. You will be part of a supportive team and management structure, where your role can truly influence children’s long term futures. We offer 25 days annual leave, plus 8 days per year bank holidays and a company pension scheme.
Application Deadline: 23/01/2021
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
Salary: Up to £28,000.00 per year
Currently all our staff are home based, and the majority of our work is undertaken remotely. When a face to face meeting is required, this is carefully risk assessed and complies with government restrictions. We support or staff to ensure they feel safe