Adolescent Specialist Carer

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Please See Advert Text
Working Pattern:
As and when required
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 31/01/2019 12:00
Up to £465 per week (Includes a guaranteed weekly fee plus allowances)
Mileage and other applicable additions
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Home based with some local travel
Post Number:
Closing date:
31 Jan
Further Information

Northumberland County Council has opened recruitment to expand their 24/7 foster care scheme. 24/7 foster carers offer support to children aged 10 to 18 years old for short term stays which are usually between 4 to 6 weeks.

If you can say yes to the following, please contact our recruitment officer:

-Experience working with children and young people?
-Looking for a new challenge?
-Have a spare bedroom?
-Aged 25 or over?
-Access to a car?
-Can work as part of the team around the child, as well as independently?
-Will actively support and encourage young people in their health and social development?

All Northumberland foster carers benefit from:
-24/7 support from dedicated teams
-Pre-approval training
-Ongoing free training programme (including accredited courses)
-Extensive support network of foster carers and buddy scheme
-Max card national discount scheme
-Generous mileage payments
-Fostertalk membership and national discount benefits
-Additional support from Northumberland County Council and Partner Services

The deadline for interest is 31st January 2019:

Contact our recruitment officer Caroline Matthews on 01670 62 62 62 for an informal phone interview for this and other foster care schemes. Please quote: JNEteenJan2019. Or complete our online form to request a call back

Please note
This job is closed for applications.