We are looking for an energetic, creative and courageous qualified Social Worker, who can demonstrate a tenacity and enthusiasm in making a positive difference to the lives of children who we look after.
We are looking for a passionate person to support our foster carers in the South West of England to provide loving stable homes to children and young people who have experienced trauma.
We are a small team and positive relationships are valued. Therefore, it is essential that the post holder is able to work effectively with others with a flexible and adaptable approach – always demonstrating their commitment to working to the highest possible standards whilst remaining at all times child-centred.
Community Foster Care is a small children’s charity operating as an Independent Fostering Agency, as well as providing other children’s services. We are passionately committed to our values and to enabling children and young people to thrive, be ambitious and to dream. Working for Community Foster Care means you are too.
The post holder will be based in our Gloucester office (note we are planning to move to Gloucester city). However, they will be required to support carers across the South West and work closely with our colleagues in Wiltshire. You will also be required to participate in an Out of Hours duty rota.
The role will require the post holder to be involved in the recruitment, assessment, training and support of foster carers.
You will be required to support the children we look after to ensure that they are provided with the highest possible standard of care and the best opportunities to achieve all their ambitions.
The safeguarding of children is paramount, this post will require the successful applicants to undertake an enhanced DBS check.
What you get by working for Community Foster Care:
For more information or an informal discussion about the role, please contact registered manager, Lyn Taylor, on 01452 849301 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please complete an application form and email it to email@example.com. Alternatively you can post it to Lyn Taylor, Community Foster Care, Unit 15, The Hawthorns, Staunton, Gloucester, GL19 3NY.
Closing date: Sunday 12 May.
Please note interviews are scheduled for 15 May 2019. Please confirm availability for this date in your application pack. We will contact people by phone to arrange interviews.