Fostering Recruitment Worker

Location
Broadgate House
Salary
£21,589 - £26,999 per annum
Posted
20 Aug 2019
Closes
14 Sep 2019
Job Ref
COVCC000636
Job Type
Social care
Contract Type
Part time permanent
Working Pattern
Part Time
Hours
Part-Time

Coventry's Fostering Service is seeking to recruit a Fostering Recruitment worker, working a fixed pattern over 2.5 days per week.  In this role you will undertake a variety of tasks, both in recruiting and supporting prospective fostering applicants on their journey. 

These tasks will include:

  • Preparing and delivering presentations regarding foster carer recruitment
  • Involvement with marketing and communication materials which assist in the recruitment of fostering families for Coventry
  • Manage a caseload of fostering applications  

Coventry City Council is investing strongly in its Fostering provision with a target to significantly increase the number of looked after children placed with internal foster carers.   

Before applying for this role, you must have an interest in recruiting foster carers and experience of working either directly with fostering carers or in a related field.  An experience of delivering training would be advantageous. 

Working Hours:  18.5 Hours per Week

Interview Date:  26/09/2019

Benefits

In return, we can offer you an excellent pension scheme, 'MyCar' scheme, flexible working, interest-free loans on annual travel cards, discounts at a number of city centre restaurants, shops and other establishments.

Coventry City Council is committed to delivering the best possible services and improving the quality of life for Coventry people. In order to do this effectively we aim to have a workforce that represents the diverse communities we serve, embracing and utilising the broad range of skills, experiences and perspectives this brings.

We are committed to making our recruitment practices as inclusive as possible for all. This includes making adjustments or changes for people who have a disability or long-term health condition.

Key Requirements

This Authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This post is covered by the Code of Practice on the English language fluency for public sector workers.

Please note we will communicate any interview arrangements with you via email, so please check your email and WMJobs account on a regular basis after submitting your application.

This vacancy and advert will be closed as soon as sufficient applications are received. Therefore, it is strongly advised that you complete and return your application as soon as possible.

When recruiting, we review candidates against our Behaviour Framework . To find out more information about the Behaviour Framework please click here.

This post is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to this post will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

Need help with your application?

If you would like support in completing your application, then help is available at the Job Shop. 

Coventry City Council’s Job Shop is a free service for all Coventry residents. Come in and see one of our dedicated advisers and receive 1 to 1 support.

We are open Monday-Friday 9.15-4.30pm (Thursday 10.30)

Address: 1 Bull Yard, Coventry, CV1 1LH

Phone: 024 7678 5740

Email: jobshop@coventry.gov.uk  

Website: http://www.coventry.gov.uk/jobshop

Supporting documents
Job Description & Person Specification.pdf

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