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Paid Emergency Foster Care Role

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Please See Advert Text
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
31/03/2018 12:00
£360 per week (Includes a guaranteed fee and weekly allowance)
Mileage and other applicable additions
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Home Based with some travel
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Job details 

Closing date:
31 Mar

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Further information

Northumberland County Council has introduced an exciting new 24/7 emergency foster care scheme to support children aged 0 to 18 years old. If you can say yes to the following - please contact us for an informal phone interview:

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

All Northumberland foster carers benefit from:

• 24/7 support from dedicated teams
• Pre-approval training
• An ongoing free training programme (including accredited courses)
• Extensive support network of foster carers

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 upwards who are waiting to be adopted?

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

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 https://online.northumberland.gov.uk/citizenportal/form.aspx?form=Foster_Care_Scheme

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