Job | Part Time

Project Worker (Social Worker) Fostering Attainment And Achievement Western Health And Social Care Trust Area

The Fostering Network

Carer Professions
£22,138 pro rata, dependent on qualifications and experience. This is a fixed term contract until 31/03/21
20.00
The Fostering Network is the UK’s leading fostering charity. By working with foster families, and the services that support them, we help all children and young people who are fostered to achieve the very best they can.

We are currently looking for a Project Worker to help us deliver the Health and Social Care Board commissioned Fostering Attainment and Achievement service. This is an exciting opportunity to work in a multi- disciplinary team to deliver an education service to help improve the educational outcomes of looked after children in foster care.

As part of the team you will deliver educational supports to children and young people in foster care and support foster carers to engage with the education system to enable them  nurture every child’s potential.

As a Niscc registered and qualified social worker you will be a highly motivated self-directed individual able to work on your own initiative, with an understanding of issues relating to foster care and meeting the educational needs of looked after children. Your ability to develop effective working relationships, to design and deliver programmes of training and support, resources and activities will help to meet identified need. Your excellent communication and engagement skills will ensure the project is delivered in an inclusive and participative manner. Home working is an option to reflect the geographical location of the work.

Closing Date

Friday / 24 January 2020 4:00pm
4:00pm

Contact Details

Unit 10
40 Montgomery Road
Belfast
BT6 9HL
United Kingdom