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Foster Carer

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Please See Advert Text
Working Pattern:
As and when required
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 31/12/2016 12:00
£457 - £2188 PCM (Scheme dependent)
additional allowance when you have a child in placement
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Home based with some local travel

Job details 

Closing date:
31 Dec

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Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

If you work with children and are looking for an alternative role or you are thinking about working with children - and you have a spare room why not become a foster carer? We need people from all different backgrounds, to care for all kinds of local Northumberland children and young people aged from 0 to 18 years, providing short to long term stays. The basic fee is payable 52 weeks of the year (currently from around £457 to £2188 per calendar month) and the fostering allowance is payable in addition to the fee when you have a child in placement (allowances up to £934 per calendar month).

Our foster carers benefit from:
• 24 / 7 support from dedicated teams
• Generous allowances (plus individual enhancements) paid for each child
• Competitive regular weekly incomes
• Pre-approval training
• Guidance on scheme options
• An ongoing free training programme including accredited courses
• Positive carer-to-child placement matching
• Extensive support network of foster carers

Take the first step and visit our website http://family.northumberland.gov.uk to find out more.

You can contact us on 01670 62 62 62 or email familyplacement@northumberland.gov.uk

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