Teen Support Carer

Job Summary
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Closed for applications on 31/10/2019 12:00
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Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
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Employment Location:
Various across Northumberland
Closing date:
31 Oct
Further Information

Up £465 per week (Includes a guaranteed weekly fee)
Mileage and other expenses applicable
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 for an informal phone interview for the Teen Support Care role:

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:

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: JNE247Sept2019.
Or complete our online form to request a call back https://online.northumberland.gov.uk/citizenportal/form.aspx?form=Foster_Care_Scheme

Please note
This job is closed for applications.