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Closed for applications on 27/03/2020 12:00
Social Care - Children Service
Fostering Service, The MarketPlace, 25-27 Market Place, South Shields
Senior Fostering Officer
(Fostering Service, MarketPlace, South Shields)
The Fostering Service are committed to providing high quality placements to meet the needs of children who are looked after. Our Payment for Skills Framework encourages carers to build expertise in caring through experience, skills development and progression opportunities.
We are recruiting a Senior Fostering Social Worker to work as part of the management team to help further develop our service and be part of exciting new changes including planning the implementation of Mockingbird Model of Fostering in the Autumn.
As a Senior Fostering Officer you will contribute to the provision of a high quality robust fostering service and be responsible for the recruitment, assessment monitoring, support, supervision and development of a vibrant fostering social work service that gives children what they need when they need it most.
South Tyneside Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) disclosure will be sought along with other relevant pre-employment checks.
To find out more about this role and to apply please visit www.southtyneside.gov.uk alternatively you can email email@example.com or call (0191) 455 4968. BT Typetalkers welcome.
Closing date: Noon, 27 March 2020.
Interviews will take place on 14 April 2020
If you would like to know more about Fostering there are information evenings for prospective for foster carers the last Thursday of every month at The Marketplace, 25 – 27 Market Place, South Shields, Tyne and Wear, NE33 1JF.
If you have queries about Family and Friends Care we have a duty worker every day who will be happy to assist you. Call (0191) 4238500.
This job is closed for applications.