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Home based child care roles (various)

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Contract Type:
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Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
30/10/2021 23:59
Between £457 - £2188 (Paid regardless of placement - per calendar month) Plus Allowances for the care of the children: Up to £950 PCM per child
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
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Home based with some local travel
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Closing date:
30 Oct

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Home based child care roles (various)

Salary: Between £457 - £2188 (Paid regardless of placement - per calendar month)
Plus Allowances for the care of the children: Up to £950 PCM per child
Plus mileage and other expenses

Further information
Fostering 2021: See how you can help children this year through paid foster care

Would you like to work with local children and young people?
Do you have a spare room?
Looking for a new role that comes with great support and training?

We need people from all different backgrounds, to care for all kinds of children and young people across the county, aged from 0 to 18 years. We work with you to see which foster care scheme is best for you and your household.

Join us and our carers on our next “Is fostering for me?” online event - click to book via Eventbrite

The basic fee is payable 52 weeks of the year and the fostering allowance is payable in addition to the fee when you have a child in placement. Not all agencies pay a retainer style fee - many only pay a combined fee and allowance when you have a child staying with you.

Our foster carers benefit from:
- 24 / 7 support from dedicated teams - including education, health, therapeutic, respite
- Generous allowances (plus individual enhancements) paid for each child
- Competitive weekly incomes - paid regardless of placement
- Pre-approval training
- Guidance on scheme options
- An ongoing free training programme including accredited courses
- Extensive support network of foster carers and other professionals
- Family social events
- Discounted and free activities
- Active Northumberland - discounted access to leisure centres
- Foster Talk membership - including support with self-employment and finance
- Job satisfaction from helping local children and young people

To get more information on these schemes and the application process, please contact our recruitment officer Caroline on 01670 62 62 62. Or email foster@northumberland.gov.uk Read more online www.northumberland.gov.uk/foster Please quote: JNESept2021home

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