Location: Ebrington, Derry / Londonderry
Department/Division: Northern Ireland
Circa £34,349 per annum
Contract Type: Permanent Full Time
Closing Date: 27 December 2020
Full-Time (working 37 hours a week) plus a requirement to join the on call rota
Giving children and young people the foundations they need to thrive.
Our Northern Ireland Regional Fostering Service provides a high quality service for a wide range of children and young people aged 0-18 year
The service offers a range of placements including short and long-term placements, solo placements, and sibling group placements, including placements for disabled children and those presenting with multiple needs and challenging behaviour.
Based at our Ebrington office in Derry/Londonderry this role will cover the Northwest of the province. You'll be working 37 hours a week, generally Monday to Friday, but there will need to be some flexibility to meet the needs of the service and you'll be part of the On-Call rota.
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The way we work
We work to make sure every child and young person has the love, support and opportunity they need to reach their potential. If you share the same vision, we want you to join our team. Have a look at our behaviours and values to understand more about the way we work here.
We want our employees to feel valued and rewarded for the vital work they do. When you work with us, we'll recognise your efforts with generous annual leave, a comprehensive employer-matched pension scheme and a range of deals and discounts on our dedicated benefits portal. Find out more about our exclusive Action for Children benefits here.
For safe and happy childhoods
At Action for Children, we protect and support children and young people, providing practical and emotional care and support, ensuring their voices are heard, and campaigning to bring lasting improvements to their lives. Last year, we helped more than 387,000 children and families across the UK.
For more information, please contact Emma Goodwin on 07741 742013 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note: Interviews are planned to be held the week commencing 11th January 2020.
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.
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.
Full details and application documents here
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