Senior Fostering Officer

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
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Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 07/06/2022 12:00
£41,591 pa
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Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
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Employment Location:
Fostering Service, MarketPlace, South Shields
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Closing date:
7 Jun
Further Information

Senior Fostering Officer
(Fostering Service, MarketPlace, South Shields)
£41,591 pa

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 Officer 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 our 3rd 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.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Lisa Henderson, Practice Manager on (0191) 4244207, Lisa.Henderson@southtyneside.gov.uk or Victoria Watson, Acting Team Manager on (0191) 4244673, Victoria.Watson@southtyneside.gov.uk

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.

Closing date: Noon, 7 June 2022.

Interviews are to take place on 23 June 2022.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.