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Adolescent Specialist Carer

Job Summary
Contract Type:
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Working Pattern:
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Advert Start Date:
09/09/2019
Advert End Date:
31/10/2019 12:00
Salary:
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Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
Vacancy ID:
191070
Employment Location:
Various across Northumberland
Closing date:
31 Oct
Further Information

Adolescent Specialist Carer

Salary:
Up to £465 per week (Includes a guaranteed weekly fee plus allowances)
Allowances:
Mileage and other applicable additions

Employment Location: Home based with some local travel

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 October 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: JNEteenSept2019.
Or complete our online form to request a call back https://online.northumberland.gov.uk/citizenportal/form.aspx?form=Foster_Care_Scheme