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Family Worker, Family Placement Team

Employer:
Bracknell Forest Council
Salary:
£21,962 - £26,822 per annum plus £585 Fringe allowance and £963 pa car user allowance and free parking
Location:
Bracknell
Contract:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Part Time
Hours:
30 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Enhanced
Closing Date:
22/06/2017 at 23:55 PM
Reference:
CYPL/17/5331
Bracknell Forest Council

Bracknell Forest’s Family Placement team is seeking to recruit a family worker to work within a busy yet friendly team. The successful person would provide support for our foster carers, special guardians, adoptive families and the children they care for. Seeking foster placements for children as a duty worker would also form part of the role.  You will be a member of an experienced and dedicated family placement team that works closely with children’s social work teams.

You will have experience of working with children and understand the impact of early experiences on children’s development, be a good communicator with both adults and children, have the ability to work with other professionals and an enthusiasm to make a difference to children’s lives. You will receive regular supervision and training support to develop your skills.

For an informal discussion please contact Rosanne Turner, Team Manager on 01344 352653 or Sam Howard, Assistant Team Manager on 01344 351658.

Visit our micro-site www.bracknell-forest.gov.uk/childrenssocialcare to meet some of our current staff and find out more about working for Bracknell Forest Children’s Social Care 

 

Interview date: 03 July 2017

Equal Opportunities

Bracknell Forest Council – Working for Equality. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

How to apply

Please apply online (see below).

It is important that you read the Application Pack before you apply for this job. It contains information that you will need to refer to when applying. Not referring to this information is likely to reduce your chances of success.

Bracknell Forest Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. All staff employed by the Council in contact with children or young people must be aware that a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check will be undertaken. We take up references for all shortlisted candidates and, wherever possible, apply for these prior to interview.

Find out more about our Children, Young People and Learning Department.

Further information on this vacancy