Foster Carers

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Please See Advert Text
Working Pattern:
As and when required
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 31/03/2019 12:00
£325 - £1300 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
Closing date:
31 Mar
Further Information

We need people from all walks of life, to care for all kinds of local Redcar & Cleveland children and young people aged from 0 to 17 years, providing short to long term stays and respite care. We are specifically in need of foster carers to offer placements for:

• Siblings Groups
• Children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)
• Older children/young people (12 years and older)
• Long term foster carers

Redcar & Cleveland Borough Council are a non-profit organisation so our focus is on the best interest of the children and providing the best support for our foster carers.
Forster carers for Redcar & Cleveland will receive:
• A high level of support through a Supervising Social Worker (SSW) and access to an out of hours helpline, so help is always at hand when needed
• Once registered with Redcar & Cleveland Borough Council will receive a monthly exemption on their council tax worth up to £1,500 a year
• Generous allowances paid for each child/young person in placement and travel allowance.
• Weekly fee (when a child/young person is in placement)
• Local fostering support groups and social events
• Excellent ongoing and up-to-date training which is flexible to fit round their lifestyle and tailored to their needs
• Support from Fostering Support Workers who can assist the child or young person they are fostering
• Expert advice, guidance and support on education and health

Take the first step and visit our website to find out more. Alternatively, contact us on 01642 444087 or email

Please note
This job is closed for applications.