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Foster Carer Trainer - Independent Fostering Agency

  • Salary: Up to £37000 per annum + benefits
  • Location: West Midlands
  • Date posted: 04-11-2019
  • Sector: Private & Voluntary, Fostering, Social Work
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: HQ00006866_1572865070

The UKs largest Independent Fostering Agency is looking for an experienced Fostering Social Worker to be their next Foster Care Trainer (Learning & Development Trainer).

This role is a full-time, home-based position with a salary of £37,000. The ideal Social Worker will have significant experience as a Supervising Social Worker, Senior Practitioner or Manager and experience of training Foster Carers or Social Workers and possess an enthusiastic & bubbly personality. You will be required to hold training sessions across different training venues across the Midlands.

What is on offer for the Foster Carer Trainer:

  • An excellent travel package (Mileage Paid at 0.45ppm & a Car Allowance of £3,000)
  • Generous annual leave (+ bank holidays)
  • Excellent progression opportunities
  • An excellent work-life balance
  • Pension Scheme
  • Health Insurance
  • Other excellent benefits

Duties and Responsibilities for the Foster Carer Trainer:

  • Maintain an up to date knowledge of the training requirements for and training needs of foster carers
  • Contribute to the development of course content, materials and planning
  • Work to support the Group Training Manager to produce the annual regional training plans
  • Develop & deliver approved courses for: Foster Carer Applicants & Approved Foster Carers
  • Maintain and develop own knowledge and skills as a social work practitioner and a trainer

Requirements of the Foster Carer Trainer:

  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/Diploma)
  • Registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)
  • Significant experience of working within Fostering as a Supervising Social Worker, Senior Practitioner or Manager
  • An excellent knowledge and understanding of the current legislation and frameworks relevant to Children Social Care and Fostering


Location: The Midlands (home-based)

Salary:
£37,000 + Car Allowance & benefits

Please follow the instructions on this website, or alternatively contact Jamil Olweny on 0118 948 5555 or jolweny@charecruitment.com for further details and please do be sure to leave your contact details

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