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Foster Carer Trainer - Independent Fostering Agency

  • Salary: Up to £37000 per annum + benefits
  • Location: East Midlands
  • Date posted: 04-11-2019
  • Sector: Private & Voluntary, Fostering, Social Work
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: HQ00006866_1572867611

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)

£37,000 + Car Allowance & benefits

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

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