Member Job Opportunity: Team Fostering - Recruitment Social Worker - Part Time (Yorkshire & East Midlands)
Salary Banding: £21,631.09 - £26,255.19 per annum (£37,712.47 to £43,758.65 per annum FTE)
Location: Blended office and home working
Hours: Part time: 22.5 hours per week, Wednesday to Friday
Closing Date: Thursday 6th October 2022
PLEASE NOTE: We offer blended/office working arrangements to allow for a good work/life balance for all staff. This will be a minimum of one day per week working within your agreed office base, although staff are actively encouraged to attend the workplace more frequently.
Please note we do not operate a performance related reward system of automatic incremental payments.
This position can be based in our East Midlands or Sheffield office with the area you predominantly cover being the East Midlands (as far north as Sheffield and as far south as Loughborough). The role will involve the occasional visit in the Yorkshire region and you must be willing to travel to our Sheffield office and surrounding areas within our Yorkshire and East Midlands regional footprint.
Team Fostering is an ethical, not-for-profit fostering agency with a strong reputation and track record for providing high-quality, value for money fostering placements for looked-after children. We pride ourselves on our values and we expect our staff to commit to and demonstrate these values in their everyday work.
This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced and qualified social worker to join our successful and growing fostering team. Working with Team Fostering's Recruitment Team, the post holder will support the agency in recruiting skilled and suitable foster carers by dealing with initial enquiries, undertaking initial assessments and delivering training to prospective foster carers.
You will have the knowledge and skills to undertake the full range of fostering social worker tasks, including recruiting, assessing, training and supervising foster carers. Not only will you have excellent communication and interpersonal skills you will also be hardworking, positive, and motivated to improve outcomes for looked after children.
The post holder will need to be available to undertake Initial Visits and contact prospective foster carers in the evening and to occasionally provide training for prospective foster carers at a weekend. There may also need to be some flexibility to allow handover between workers and to cover business needs.
For an informal chat about the post please contact Louise Thwaites, Recruitment Manager on 0191 257 6806.
To apply, please complete an Application Form and Equal Opportunities Form and return to email@example.com no later than 9am on Thursday 6th October 2022.
Team Fostering strives to be diverse and inclusive - a place where we can ALL be ourselves. We particularly encourage applications from people who identify as Black, Asian or from a Minority Ethnic background, who are underrepresented within the agency.
Please note Team Fostering does not accept CV’s.
Full details and application documents here
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