Location: Humberside/East Yorkshire and South Yorkshire
Hours: Permanent, Full-Time (working 37 hours a week)
Salary: Circa £34,000
Closing Date: 14 October 2018
How we work:
Action for Children does what's right, does what's needed and does what works for children in the UK. Every year, our team changes the lives of 370,000 children, young people and families.
We assess, train and support Foster Carers to provide stable family homes to young people who have survived trauma so a therapeutic approach is a vital part of our work. We are looking for 2 Fostering Social Workers to join our Stability Team supporting Foster Carers. The first post would suit an experienced fostering practitioner but the other would be suitable for an experienced social worker with transferable skills. 1 post is to cover the Humberside and East Yorkshire area and the other to cover South Yorkshire.
How you'll make a difference:
By supporting carers with the daily and hourly challenges and rewards of caring for troubled young people and children;
By working imaginatively and energetically with other professionals in schools, local authorities and others to ensure children's voices are heard and their best possible outcomes achieved;
By delivering excellent, evidence-informed and therapeutic practice as a member of a skilled and motivated team;
By participating a culture of learning and continuing professional development for carers and staff.
What you'll need:
In return we'll offer you the rewards of a competitive salary and benefits package, ongoing continuous professional development, and participation in motivated, therapeutically-led services judged Good or Outstanding by Ofsted.
For more information on this opportunity please contact Moni Ali on 07741 742249 or email her at Moni.Ali@actionforchildren.org.uk quoting reference 0280.
Action for Children is passionate about promoting equality, valuing diversity and working inclusively. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons particularly people with Disabilities and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic applicants, as these groups are currently under-represented in our workforce.
More details and application documents are available here
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