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Home based child care roles (various)

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Please See Advert Text
Working Pattern:
As and when required
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
31/03/2018 12:00
£457 - £2188 pcm
Up to £950 PCM per child
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Home based with some local travel
Post Number:

Job details 

Closing date:
31 Mar

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Further information

Would you like to work with children and young people?
Do you have a spare room?
Looking for a new role that comes with great support and training?

Do you know we need more foster carers to help school age children on a short and long term basis?

Do you know we need parents for children aged one and upwards who are waiting to be adopted?

We need people from all different backgrounds, to care for all kinds of children and young people aged from 5 to 18 years. Foster carers work with children who need short term care and those who need long term care until they fly the nest. We work with you to see which foster care scheme is best for you and your household.

The basic fee is payable 52 weeks of the year and the fostering allowance is payable in addition to the fee when you have a child in placement.

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
• Extensive support network of foster carers and other professionals

Find out more about helping children and young people by fostering with Northumberland or grow your family by adopting with Northumberland.

To get more information on these schemes and the application process please contact our recruitment officer Caroline on 01670 62 62 62. Or email caroline.matthews@northumberland.gov.uk

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