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Adolescent Specialist Carer

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Casual / Seasonal / Bank / Permanently Variable hours
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 23/08/2018 12:00
£360 - £465 per week
Mileage and other applicable additions
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Across Northumberland
Post Number:

Job details 

Closing date:
23 Aug

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Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

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 Adolescent Specialist 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 23rd August:

Contact our recruitment officer Caroline Matthews on 01670 62 62 62 for an informal phone interview for this and other foster care schemes. Or complete our online form to request a call back https://online.northumberland.gov.uk/citizenportal/form.aspx?form=Foster_Care_Scheme

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