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West Berkshire Foster Carers

Vacancy Summary
Employer:
West Berkshire Council
Salary:
£0 - £150,000
Location:
No Specific Location
Contract:
Voluntary
Working Pattern:
Evenings/Full Time/Nights/Weekends
DBS Check:
Enhanced
Closing Date:
05/04/2020 at 23:59 PM
Reference:
FOSTER
Vacancy Description

Room for one more? 

The Family Placement Team are looking for foster carers to provide a home for a children who cannot live with their birth families, including young people seeking asylum and those with additional needs.

Your warmth and passion could help a child to fulfil their potential and #writethenextchapter in their lives. 

Are you: 

  • Child focussed?
  • Empathetic and reflective?
  • Committed and caring?
  • Keen to improve your skills and knowledge?
  • Warm and passionate?
  • A problem solver? 

Would you like to work within a dedicated team that offers: 

  • A competitive allowance?
  • Flexible financial support?
  • An extensive training package?
  • Regular reflective supervision?
  • A local fostering association?
  • A “Foster Talk” subscription? 

You can be: 

  • Single, married, straight or LGBT+?
  • Young, middle aged, or a pensioner?
  • Living in a house, flat or bungalow with a spare bedroom?
  • Caring for younger or older birth children?
  • Of any race, religion or faith?
  • A pet owner or enjoy animal based hobbies?
  • Living in West Berkshire or a 20 mile radius of Newbury? 

If reading this is motivating you to offer a home or even some respite care to a child in care, then please contact the Family Placement Team today on 01635 503155 or fptphonemessages@westberks.gov.uk 

Help a child to #writethenextchapter

Please visit our website for further information and to enquire about fostering.

http://info.westberks.gov.uk/fosternow



Equal Opportunities
The Council supports Equal Opportunity of employment, and positively encourages applications from people who fall within any of the nine protected characteristics under the Equality Act 2010.