Full Time Permanent Role
Salary: £16,383.69 - £22,066.45 per annum DoE
Our client, an independent fostering agency, is seeking a Support Worker to work from their Wanstead office in north east London.
The successful candidate will be part of a small team whose aim is to recruit, train and supervise foster carers to support the children and young people placed with them. The role will involve working directly with children and young people, providing sessional work and transporting children to contact with family members
Other aspects of work will include the facilitation of children’s groups, report writing, maintenance of records and offering support to administrative staff as required.
You must have a full driving license and use of your own car for this position. The ability to communicate sensitively and effectively with children and adults and a professional manner in dealing with all is essential. You must also be a competent user of IT, particularly Microsoft Office products, database entry and information seeking. The ability to work flexibly is also essential as some late evening and weekend work will be required.
The salary scale for this post is £16,383.69 - £22,066.45 per annum dependent on experience.
Our client is an equal opportunities employer and they welcome applications from candidates from a diverse background.
They have a commitment to safeguarding children and they expect all applicants to share this commitment. As such they will undertakes a series of checks and references, including DBS checks, as part of the recruitment process.
The closing date for applications is 12 midnight on 01 May 2017.
Interviews will take place on 19 May 2017.
If you feel that you meet the criteria of the Support Worker then please apply!