The Fostering Network
£22,138 - £33,206 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

The Fostering Network’s Mockingbird programme is an innovative method of delivering foster care using an extended family model which provides sleepovers and short breaks, peer support, regular joint planning and training, and social activities. Mockingbird improves the stability of fostering placements and strengthens the relationships between carers, children and young people, fostering services and birth families.

We are excited to be seeking to appoint three new project workers to support our dedicated Mockingbird project team and the expansion of the model throughout the UK. Through this role you can help us make a difference to the lives foster families and of children in foster care by providing guidance, support to fostering services to enable them to understand, implement and sustain the model.

Hours: 36 hours/week (negotiable)

Location:Home-based (travel required)

Closing date: Friday, 13 September, 2019 - 18:00

Interviews are scheduled for 24 and 25 September. 

The Fostering Network is committed to equal opportunities and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We particularly welcome applications from individuals with experience of foster care either through being fostered or from a family who fosters/ed.

The Fostering Network is a registered charity in England and Wales 280852 and in Scotland SC039338.

Posted on: 14 August 2019
Closed date: 13 September 2019
Job ref: Project Worker - Mockingbird
Tags: Social Care/Development, Training