Resilience Foster Carer

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03 Nov 2016
01 Sep 2017
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Resilience Foster Carer

Payment: £477.61 per week plus up to £164.99 allowance for the child

Resilience Fostering is your opportunity to change a young person's life. We have an exciting opportunity for individuals or couples who have experience in working with or looking after vulnerable young people to make a real difference.

Resilience Fostering is a unique opportunity where carers provide long term family based placements for young people aged 8-18 years old who currently live in residential care. As a Resilience Foster Carer you would be matched with a young person and support that young person into independence.

The children we've identified desperately need an opportunity to live in a loving family environment and be supported to reach their full potential.

If you've ever been a residential support worker, teacher or teaching assistant, youth offending service worker, police officer or prison officer or similar professional experience, you could be just the person we are looking for.

A few requirements include you must:
• Be able to stay at home as a full time carer with no other employment.
• Have a room solely for use by the child/young person.
• Have no other children under the age of 16 in your household.
• Be involved in training and preparation which leads to being approved as a foster carer.
• Have experience of working with or looking after vulnerable young people
• Be flexible.
• Want to go the extra mile.

For an informal chat please call 0800 169 2061

Closing Date: 31st August 2017 at midnight

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

This position is subject to a criminal records check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly CRB) which will require you to disclose details of all unspent and unfiltered spent reprimands, formal warnings, cautions and convictions in your application form.

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