Newcastle upon Tyne

Resource Worker

THIS IS A CATEGORY "E" POST.
Please note that in all cases written references will be taken up and made available to interviewers BEFORE the final selection stage; even if you indicate otherwise

Ref:

CES192(e)

Full time

£25,991 - £28,672 per annum

Newcastle City Council is seeking to recruit an enthusiastic, dynamic and skilled Resource Worker to organize, monitor and deliver foster carer training to our growing foster caring community.

This role requires knowledge and experience of Fostering and training as the training officer will be required to work alongside Foster Carers, Connected Carers, social workers, external training providers and IT to ensure carers have access to online as well as face to face training.

The trainer is responsible for developing and implementing the Foster Carers’ annual Learning and Development Schedule or ‘training calendar’. Excellent communication and engagement skills are needed as part of this role will be to monitor foster carer training attendance and take up.

Our foster carers often care for children with very complex health, emotional and behavioural needs and an understanding of these areas and the challenges carers may encounter will be important to the role.

If you have any queries about this role please contact the Registered Manager for Fostering and Adoption at deborah.anderson@newcastle.gov.uk

As this post involves working with children, vulnerable adults or dealing with sensitive information, written references will be taken up and made available to interviewers before the final selection stage; even if you indicate otherwise.

We are strongly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS disclosure and a range of other recruitment checks.

Apply online at www.northeastjobs.org.uk.

Permanent

Closing date:

22 July 2021

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