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Fostering Panel Advisor

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Part time
Advert Start Date:
16/11/2020
Advert End Date:
29/11/2020 12:00
Salary:
£43, 857 - £45, 859 per annum
Hours per week:
20
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
Vacancy ID:
201980
Employment Location:
Seafield House, Redcar
Closing date:
29 Nov
Further Information

This is Redcar and Cleveland. We are an ambitious Council keen to build on our strong track record of innovation and partnership working, ensuring that we create a flourishing future for the borough and all of its residents. Key to this is a committed workforce who always give their best. Offering a fast paced, progressive working environment, Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council is a great career move.

We have many reasons to be proud of our existing services for children, young people and their families in Redcar and Cleveland. We have a passionate workforce who are committed to supporting children and young people to feel safe, healthy, happy and ready to learn and achieve. We respect everyone as equally valued members of our community by listening to their views and using their opinions to help shape our services.

Redcar & Cleveland Council are seeking to recruit a Fostering Panel Advisor. We have invested in and implemented a vision for our fostering service and have strengthened the recruitment and retention of foster carers. We wish to further develop the service by putting in place a fostering panel advisor who will coordinate and implement fostering panel and take a central role in ensuring reports are of a high quality. To undertake this role we are looking for somebody who has extensive experience working within a fostering service who can demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of practice, regulatory requirements and service development.

Redcar and Cleveland care about our staff and recognise the importance of training and development. We have a clear Workforce Development Strategy, with opportunities for professional development and career progression. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced disclosure and barring check.

For an informal discussion, please contact Wendy Medd , Head of Service for Children In Our Care & Resources on 01642 444191.

The Council is an ambassador status for the North East Better Health at Work Award.
We offer very attractive terms and conditions of employment, including generous annual leave entitlement, flexible working hours (where appropriate), membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme and access to numerous other salary sacrifice schemes and staff benefits/discounts, including a lease car scheme.