Home based child care roles (various)

Job Summary
Contract Type:
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Working Pattern:
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Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
16/11/2020 23:59
£457 - £2,188
Up to £950 pcm
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
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Employment Location:
Home based with some local travel
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Closing date:
16 Nov
Further Information

Home based child care roles (various)

Fostering 2020: See how you can help children this year through paid foster care

Would you like to work with local children and young people?
Do you have a spare room?
Looking for a new role that comes with great support and training?

We need people from all different backgrounds, to care for all kinds of children and young people across the county, aged from 0 to 18 years. We work with you to see which foster care scheme is best for you and your household.

Join us and our carers on our next “Is fostering for me?” online event - click to book via Eventbrite

The basic fee is payable 52 weeks of the year and the fostering allowance is payable in addition to the fee when you have a child in placement. Not all agencies pay a retainer style fee - many only pay when you have a child staying with you.
Salary: Between £457 - £2,188 (Paid regardless of placement - per calendar month)
Plus Allowances for the care of the children: Up to £950 PCM per child
Plus mileage and other expenses

Our foster carers benefit from:
24 / 7 support from dedicated teams - including education, health, therapeutic, respite
Generous allowances (plus individual enhancements) paid for each child
Competitive weekly incomes - paid regardless of placement
Pre-approval training
Guidance on scheme options
An ongoing free training programme including accredited courses
Extensive support network of foster carers and other professionals
Family social events
Discounted and free activities
Active Northumberland - discounted access to leisure centres
Foster Talk membership - including support with self employment
Job satisfaction from helping local children and young people

To get more information on these schemes and the application process, please contact our recruitment officer Caroline on 01670 62 62 62. Or email foster@northumberland.gov.uk Read more online www.northumberland.gov.uk/foster Please quote: JNESept2020home