Salary: £35,000 per annum plus on call allowance circa £700 per annum.
Location: Exeter, Devon
Contract Type: Permanent Full Time
Closing Date: 4 June 2022
Number of Roles: 2
Perks: Annual leave of 29 days, plus public holidays, flexible maternity, adoption and paternity packages, annual staff awards, up to 7% employer contribution pension scheme, employee discount portal with all your favourite brands, check out more on our careers portal.
We're thrilled that you're considering a career with Action for Children so here's what you need to know….
About the Role
At Action for Children, we believe that every child should have a safe and happy childhood. Last year, we helped more than 600,000 children and families across the UK. We work to ensure their voices are heard, and campaign to bring lasting change to their lives.
Action for Children Fostering South West Peninsula and Family Breaks Devon seeks to meet the needs of the most vulnerable children and young people in society by the provision of safe, secure and successful foster homes including of short breaks for children with additional needs.
We also offer the highest standard of care-providing foster families with excellent training, supervision and support to achieve the best outcomes for the young people we look after. We strive to provide a good quality of care to young people, always ensuring they are the centre of our approach.
We are looking for an outstanding Fostering Social Worker who can support carers from the Devon/Somerset borders to Cornwall - so flexibility to travel across this cluster as and when needed is imperative for this role. You will also have the opportunity to assess applicants to foster.
As a Fostering Social Worker you'll be:
What You'll Bring:
Our job description for the Fostering Social Worker outlines the requirements of the role but the ‘must-haves' are:
Working here is so much more than a job. Whether this is a career change for you or the next step in your journey, we'd love to hear from you.
We work together to reach our vision of safe and happy childhoods. A diverse workforce enriches the lives of the children and young people we work with and we welcome applications from everyone. We value and celebrate our differences and as an inclusive workplace we want everyone to be themselves.
We are committed to safer recruitment practices to protect our service users; therefore, all applicants are expected to have an understanding of and commitment to safeguarding best-practice.
We can't wait to hear from you – stay safe and happy.
Contact: David Simpson on 01923 361732 who will be happy to support with your application.
Full details and application documents here
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