Fostering Marketing Officer

Location
Darby House, Telford, TF3 4JA
Salary
£21,074 - £23,111 per annum
Posted
09 Jan 2019
Closes
20 Jan 2019
Job Ref
TWC000003431
Job Type
Social care
Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Working Pattern
Flexible hours
Hours
Full-Time


Family Finding & Targeted Services

Fostering Marketing Officer

£21,074 - £23,111 per annum

Scale 5

37 hours per week

Full Time 12 Month Fixed-term

This Family Finding and Targeted Services Team focus upon the recruitment of Foster Carers to meet a range of needs for children and young people in need of family placements. In addition to this, they are responsible for the continued professional development of foster carers and ensuring that appropriate training is available to provide them with the skills and knowledge to appropriately care for the children placed with them.

Telford & Wrekin Council (T&W) through our co-operative values and priorities is committed to delivering the best quality services for residents who have care or support needs, within the resources available. The Council is committed to working with its partners (particularly the voluntary & community sector, local providers of care and support, the NHS and of course service users and family carers) to develop services for residents that help people live as independently as possible with minimal intervention

This is a full time 12 month fixed-term position within the within the Family Finding and targeted Services Team. This is an exciting new role delivering a high quality customer service that targets, maximises and drives the recruitment of prospective foster carers from first contact through to initial social work contact.

You will play a key role in the marketing of Telford Fostering to increase the number of foster carers enquiring with the service.

For further information on the role please click on the links below to view the job description and person specification.

Please note employees who are at risk will be considered first for this position.  Only if an appointment is not made will other candidates be considered.

We are committed to equality and diversity. Posts working with children or vulnerable groups will be subject to an appropriate criminal records check.

Sorry but CVs will not be accepted.

Please contact Dan Chell on 01952 383024 or email Daniel.chell@telford.gov.uk if you have any queries

 

 

Supporting documents
Job Description and Person Specification

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