FOSTER CARE ASSOCIATES (THE FCA)
Role: ASYE/Senior/Supervising Social Worker – Full Time Permanent
Basic Salary: £27,775- £38,380
Benefits: Company Car or £2,000 Car Allowance, 30 days' Annual Leave, rising to 35 day's with length of service, + Bank Holidays, Life Assurance, Employee Discount Scheme & Medical Cash Plan
Office Location: Mansfield
Set up by a former foster parent and former social worker in 1994, Foster Care Associates (FCA) is an established fostering agency which forms part of the Polaris Community - one of the UK’s largest leading communities of children’s service providers.
The business was born out of an enthusiasm for delivering fostering services to make a positive difference to the lives of looked after children. Our first office was in the Worcestershire countryside, and that’s still where our Head Office is today.
We’ve come a long way since those early days and, over the years, FCA has built a strong reputation for excellence, and now offers a wide range of services to children and families. But our purpose remains the same; ‘to make a positive and lasting difference for children, families and communities’, and it’s underpinned by a series of values designed to help us assist children and young people to reach their full potential.
Today, we’re one of the country’s largest and most experienced independent fostering agencies. But just because we’re large doesn’t mean we’re impersonal. At FCA we’re one big family, and we’re committed to supporting every single child and foster parent, every single minute of the day.
WHAT WE NEED
Foster Care Associates (part of the Polaris Community) are looking for an enthusiastic and committed Supervising Social Worker we are happy to take applications from ASYE candidates and also Social workers looking for a senior role this post is based within our fostering team in the Yorkshire & Lincolnshire region.
The role is based at our Mansfield office with travel required in and around the area.
This is an excellent opportunity to further develop skills within fostering and be part of a highly supportive environment where the focus is on delivering high quality support to carers and working together to make a positive and lasting difference to children and young people.
If you are looking for a Senior post and you are a knowledgeable and experienced social worker with excellent organisational skills, are able to meet deadlines, have excellent communications skills and the ability to analyse situations accurately as well as a passion for fostering then this is the ideal role for you.
DUTIES WILL INCLUDE:
YOU MUST HAVE:
For more information about this post please contact Heather Colton on 07967 381155.
To be considered, please apply and someone will be in touch.
No agencies please.
Foster Care Associates is an equal opportunities employer and has been awarded the disability confident employer by the jobcentre plus. The successful applicant will be subject to a DBS check at enhanced level if successful for the position.
We are recruiting for an Adult Support Worker to join a Supported Living Service supporting adults living with Learning Disabilities, Physical Disabilities, and complex needs. No experience is needed, as full training is provided.
Location: Nottingham, Nottinghamshire.
Salary: £9.50 per hour plus £62.64 per sleep (£9.18 per hour for under 23s).
Job Type: Permanent, Full-time, part-time & bank hours available.
We are recruiting on behalf of a unique provider who promote independence for adults living with Disabilities, Autism, Mental Health conditions, and complex needs in their own flat or Supported Living scheme.
As an Adult Support Worker, you will encourage the person you support and most of all, have a positive impact on a person’s life. Helping them live life to the full, no matter what the barrier. So, the key criteria for this job is that you are enthusiastic, have a positive personality, you care for the individual you support, and have a passion for working within the sector.
To find out more about this Adult Support Worker job vacancy and to apply, then please click on apply or please call Amanda or Emma on 0113 4166 900.
Social Care & Education Jobs are the UK’s leading Permanent Recruitment experts for the Health & Social Care & Learning Disabilities sector. We are bespoke, unique and a trusted, valued, recruitment partner for candidates and Providers across the UK. We will always manage your application professionally and with the strictest of confidence. We love what we do, we want you to love what we do too!
We are recruiting for adult Support Workers in the Nottingham area of Nottinghamshire. This is a permanent job vacancy, and previous experience is needed.
You would be supporting adults living with Learning Disabilities and complex needs in a supported Living setting. Supporting someone with a learning disability is an amazing job, seeing someone grow in confidence, overcoming a fear, or achieving a goal is so incredible to watch, and to be the person that supports them to do that is amazing.
What does support mean?
Every single person with a learning disability is unique, their disability is unique, their personality is unique, and their aspirations and goals are unique. Learning Disabilities, Autism and Asperger’s is becoming more and more prevalent in society with many families knowing at least one person or family who have a child or relative with a Learning Disability.
When you support someone with a Learning Disability as a Support Worker you are their advocate, their friend and the one person they can rely on to keep them safe. You will encourage them, motivate them, and ensure they live a life open to the same opportunities as everyone else. You will support them by:
The most important thing about becoming a Support Workers is having the right personality and desire to support someone. It is more than a job and you know you will love the reward it brings. So, if you want to do something worthwhile and rewarding, then definitely apply!
Once you have applied, we will be in touch to discuss the vacancy with you at length. Social Care & Education Jobs are the UK’s leading Permanent Recruitment experts for the Health & Social Care & Learning Disabilities sector. We are bespoke, unique and a trusted, valued, recruitment partner for candidates and Providers across the UK. We will always manage your application professionally and with the strictest of confidence. We love what we do, we want you to love what we do too!
We are recruiting for a Senior Children’s Residential Support Workers in the Nottingham area of Nottinghamshire. Full driving licence is required.
We have job vacancies working for a fantastic provider of children’s residential homes for young people living with Emotional & Behavioural Disorders (EBD). So, if you have experience working with children and you are seeking an exciting new opportunity, then we would love to speak to you.
We are recruiting on behalf of a unique Children’s provider who ensure young people’s emotional needs and wellbeing needs are met. They are focussed on high-quality focussed support plans and achieving positive outcomes for every child they support. They currently have 1 home but have exciting plans to open new services in the future. All of their team are dedicated, compassionate, and share the same values and aims to do the best by the children so they can grow, develop, and reach their full potential.
As their Senior Residential Support Workers, you would be joining a 4-bedded home for boys and girls. The children living at the home are very settled and there are very few challenging behaviours. The home is rated Good by OFSTED which is evidence of the great work they do and the wonderful environment they have created, and it is a great place to work.
With plans to open more homes in the area, who knows, this might just be the start of an exciting rewarding career.
If you are excited by this Senior Children’s Residential Support Worker job vacancy and if you wish to apply, then please click on apply. We will be happy to talk you through the job role itself in more detail and answer questions you may have.
Health & Social Care Jobs are the UK’s leading Permanent Recruitment experts for the Health & Social Care & Children’s Residential sector. We are bespoke, unique and a trusted, valued, recruitment partner for candidates and Providers across the UK. We will always manage your application professionally and with the strictest of confidence. We love what we do, we want you to love what we do too!
*Health and Social Care Jobs is an Equal Opportunities Employer, however due to the nature of the position, this post is exempt under the Equality Act 2010. In this instance there is a Genuine Occupational Requirement to recruit staff 22 years of age and over.