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Form F Assessors - Norfolk

We're looking for Form F Assessors!

 

We are often looking for independent assessors to work with our foster carers during the assessment process. You will need to be a qualified Social Worker, SWE registered with experience of completing Form Fs to a high standard. Generous rates offered. Requirements for the role:

 

  • A qualified Social Worker
  • Three years post qualification experience
  • SWE registered for at least one year
  • Experience in completing Form F Assessments
  • Your own transport and willing to travel
  • To pass statutory and company checks

 

Please send your CV, along with a covering letter to recruitment@bsnsocialcare.co.uk

Form F Assessors - East London

We're looking for Form F Assessors!

 

We are often looking for independent assessors to work with our foster carers during the assessment process. You will need to be a qualified Social Worker, SWE registered with experience of completing Form Fs to a high standard. Generous rates offered. Requirements for the role:

 

  • A qualified Social Worker
  • Three years post qualification experience
  • SWE registered for at least one year
  • Experience in completing Form F Assessments
  • Your own transport and willing to travel
  • To pass statutory and company checks

 

Please send your CV, along with a covering letter to recruitment@bsnsocialcare.co.uk

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Form F Assessors - Harrow

We're looking for Form F Assessors!

 

We are often looking for independent assessors to work with our foster carers during the assessment process. You will need to be a qualified Social Worker, SWE registered with experience of completing Form Fs to a high standard. Generous rates offered. Requirements for the role:

 

  • A qualified Social Worker
  • Three years post qualification experience
  • SWE registered for at least one year
  • Experience in completing Form F Assessments
  • Your own transport and willing to travel
  • To pass statutory and company checks

 

Please send your CV, along with a covering letter to recruitment@bsnsocialcare.co.uk

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Form F Assessors - North West London

We're looking for Form F Assessors!

 

We are often looking for independent assessors to work with our foster carers during the assessment process. You will need to be a qualified Social Worker, SWE registered with experience of completing Form Fs to a high standard. Generous rates offered. Requirements for the role:

 

  • A qualified Social Worker
  • Three years post qualification experience
  • SWE registered for at least one year
  • Experience in completing Form F Assessments
  • Your own transport and willing to travel
  • To pass statutory and company checks

 

Please send your CV, along with a covering letter to recruitment@bsnsocialcare.co.uk

Form F Assessors - Hertfordshire

We're looking for Form F Assessors!

 

We are often looking for independent assessors to work with our foster carers during the assessment process. You will need to be a qualified Social Worker, SWE registered with experience of completing Form Fs to a high standard. Generous rates offered. Requirements for the role:

 

  • A qualified Social Worker
  • Three years post qualification experience
  • SWE registered for at least one year
  • Experience in completing Form F Assessments
  • Your own transport and willing to travel
  • To pass statutory and company checks

 

Please send your CV, along with a covering letter to recruitment@bsnsocialcare.co.uk

Form F Assessors - Reading

We're looking for Form F Assessors!

 

We are often looking for independent assessors to work with our foster carers during the assessment process. You will need to be a qualified Social Worker, SWE registered with experience of completing Form Fs to a high standard. Generous rates offered. Requirements for the role:

 

  • A qualified Social Worker
  • Three years post qualification experience
  • SWE registered for at least one year
  • Experience in completing Form F Assessments
  • Your own transport and willing to travel
  • To pass statutory and company checks

 

Please send your CV, along with a covering letter to recruitment@bsnsocialcare.co.uk

Form F Assessors - Buckinghamshire

We're looking for Form F Assessors!

 

We are often looking for independent assessors to work with our foster carers during the assessment process. You will need to be a qualified Social Worker, SWE registered with experience of completing Form Fs to a high standard. Generous rates offered. Requirements for the role:

 

  • A qualified Social Worker
  • Three years post qualification experience
  • SWE registered for at least one year
  • Experience in completing Form F Assessments
  • Your own transport and willing to travel
  • To pass statutory and company checks

 

Please send your CV, along with a covering letter to recruitment@bsnsocialcare.co.uk

Form F Assessors - Oxfordshire

We're looking for Form F Assessors!

 

We are often looking for independent assessors to work with our foster carers during the assessment process. You will need to be a qualified Social Worker, SWE registered with experience of completing Form Fs to a high standard. Generous rates offered. Requirements for the role:

 

  • A qualified Social Worker
  • Three years post qualification experience
  • SWE registered for at least one year
  • Experience in completing Form F Assessments
  • Your own transport and willing to travel
  • To pass statutory and company checks

 

Please send your CV, along with a covering letter to recruitment@bsnsocialcare.co.uk

Form F Assessors - South West

We're looking for Form F Assessors!

 

We are often looking for independent assessors to work with our foster carers during the assessment process. You will need to be a qualified Social Worker, SWE registered with experience of completing Form Fs to a high standard. Generous rates offered. Requirements for the role:

 

  • A qualified Social Worker
  • Three years post qualification experience
  • SWE registered for at least one year
  • Experience in completing Form F Assessments
  • Your own transport and willing to travel
  • To pass statutory and company checks

 

Please send your CV, along with a covering letter to recruitment@bsnsocialcare.co.uk

Form F Assessors - North and East Midlands

We're looking for Form F Assessors!

 

We are often looking for independent assessors to work with our foster carers during the assessment process. You will need to be a qualified Social Worker, SWE registered with experience of completing Form Fs to a high standard. Generous rates offered. Requirements for the role:

 

  • A qualified Social Worker
  • Three years post qualification experience
  • SWE registered for at least one year
  • Experience in completing Form F Assessments
  • Your own transport and willing to travel
  • To pass statutory and company checks

 

Please send your CV, along with a covering letter to recruitment@bsnsocialcare.co.uk

Form F Assessors - South Midlands

We're looking for Form F Assessors!

 

We are often looking for independent assessors to work with our foster carers during the assessment process. You will need to be a qualified Social Worker, SWE registered with experience of completing Form Fs to a high standard. Generous rates offered. Requirements for the role:

 

  • A qualified Social Worker
  • Three years post qualification experience
  • SWE registered for at least one year
  • Experience in completing Form F Assessments
  • Your own transport and willing to travel
  • To pass statutory and company checks

 

Please send your CV, along with a covering letter to recruitment@bsnsocialcare.co.uk

Form F Assessors - Gloucestershire

We're looking for Form F Assessors!

 

We are often looking for independent assessors to work with our foster carers during the assessment process. You will need to be a qualified Social Worker, SWE registered with experience of completing Form Fs to a high standard. Generous rates offered. Requirements for the role:

 

  • A qualified Social Worker
  • Three years post qualification experience
  • SWE registered for at least one year
  • Experience in completing Form F Assessments
  • Your own transport and willing to travel
  • To pass statutory and company checks

 

Please send your CV, along with a covering letter to recruitment@bsnsocialcare.co.uk

Form F Assessors - Nottinghamshire

We're looking for Form F Assessors!

 

We are often looking for independent assessors to work with our foster carers during the assessment process. You will need to be a qualified Social Worker, SWE registered with experience of completing Form Fs to a high standard. Generous rates offered. Requirements for the role:

 

  • A qualified Social Worker
  • Three years post qualification experience
  • SWE registered for at least one year
  • Experience in completing Form F Assessments
  • Your own transport and willing to travel
  • To pass statutory and company checks

 

Please send your CV, along with a covering letter to recruitment@bsnsocialcare.co.uk

Form F Assessors - Derbyshire

We're looking for Form F Assessors!

 

We are often looking for independent assessors to work with our foster carers during the assessment process. You will need to be a qualified Social Worker, SWE registered with experience of completing Form Fs to a high standard. Generous rates offered. Requirements for the role:

 

  • A qualified Social Worker
  • Three years post qualification experience
  • SWE registered for at least one year
  • Experience in completing Form F Assessments
  • Your own transport and willing to travel
  • To pass statutory and company checks

 

Please send your CV, along with a covering letter to recruitment@bsnsocialcare.co.uk

Form F Assessors - Central Region (Cambridge)

We're looking for Form F Assessors!

 

We are often looking for independent assessors to work with our foster carers during the assessment process. You will need to be a qualified Social Worker, SWE registered with experience of completing Form Fs to a high standard. Generous rates offered. Requirements for the role:

 

  • A qualified Social Worker
  • Three years post qualification experience
  • SWE registered for at least one year
  • Experience in completing Form F Assessments
  • Your own transport and willing to travel
  • To pass statutory and company checks

 

Please send your CV, along with a covering letter to recruitment@bsnsocialcare.co.uk

Supervising Social Worker - Gloucester

Full Time

£29,000 - £33,000 per annum

Nexus Fostering is an Ofsted rated 'Outstanding’ Independent Fostering Agency. We work in close partnership with local authorities to identify and meet the needs of their children, and provide safe, secure and therapeutic placements.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, independent and skilled Social Worker to join the team. As Supervising Social Worker you will have a manageable case load of around 10 carers, and will work within a dedicated team to improve the outcomes and lives of looked after children. You will work closely with the foster carers, children and partner professionals to ensure care plans are achieved.

Main Duties

  • To be responsible for up to 10 active and complex cases.
  • To complete Form F assessments.
  • Out of hours duty rota
  • To participate in IV’s and training as allocated.
  • To operate within the current legislation, regulations and guidance set out for Fostering Services.
  • To participate in the active recruitment of foster carers.
  • To undertake professional assessments of foster carers, (currently Form F model) and present written reports to the fostering panel.
  • To assist in providing preparation training for prospective foster carers.
  • To participate and present post-approval training for foster carers.
  • To undertake office based duties and the matching of both emergency and planned referrals to available resources.
  • To take part in our out of hours support and advice service for all foster carers.
  • To manage a caseload of foster carers and the children and young people with complex needs placed with them, providing a high level of supervision and support.
  • To maintain client confidentiality in accordance with the Data Protection Act and other objectives or guidance.
  • To take reasonable care for the health and safety of yourself and of other persons who may be affected by your acts and omissions and co-operate with management to enable management to carry out their responsibilities under the Health and Safety at Work Act. Employees have equal responsibility with the company for health and safety at work.
  • This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and you are expected to share this commitment.
  • To undertake any other duties that could reasonably fall within the scope of this post it is the nature of Nexus Fostering that tasks and responsibilities are, in many circumstances, unpredictable and varied. All staff, therefore, are expected to work in a flexible way when the occasion arises where tasks are not specifically covered in the Job Description have to be undertaken. Any other duties will be dependent upon the post holder’s areas of expertise, knowledge and skills and with regard to the level of responsibility afforded to the post.

Requirements

  • Dip SW/CQSW/Social Work Degree/GSCC registration/PQ award and current SWE registration
  • Ability to manage and support foster carers.
  • Experience of assessing and supervising foster carers is desirable.
  • Full clean driver’s licence and supply own vehicle
  • Part of Out of hours duty rota.

Why work for us?

In return for your service not only will you be working for an employer that really cares but you will also receive the following fantastic benefits:

  • Generous Annual Leave - 28 days PLUS your Bank Holiday Entitlement
  • Birthday Leave - a paid day off for your birthday
  • Good Health Days - no sickness in a 6 month period and get an additional day off!
  • Refer A Friend Scheme with a monetary incentive
  • Comprehensive Employee Assistance Platform that provides access to advice and support 24/7
  • Auto Enrolment Pension
  • Learning & Development Opportunities
  • Optional Private Healthcare Scheme
  • Eyecare Vouchers

Everyone is welcome…

Diversity and inclusion are the principles for how we build our teams and Nexus Fostering strives to create an inclusive culture where all forms of diversity are valued and celebrated. We want a workforce which represents the communities we serve and work to ensure no applicant or employee is treated unfairly on the basis of race, gender, age, disability, religion or identity. We recognise and value the individual differences and contributionsof all employees and believe that by working together we can achieve equality for all

 

CV to recruitment@bsnsocialcare.co.uk

Supervising Social Worker - Luton

ASYE Applications Accepted

Full Time

£29,000 - £34,000 per annum

Nexus Fostering is an Ofsted rated 'Outstanding’ Independent Fostering Agency. We work in close partnership with local authorities to identify and meet the needs of their children, to provide safe, secure and therapeutic placements.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, independent and skilled social worker to work with both specialist and mainstream placements. To manage a caseload of up to 12 carers and work within a dedicated team to improve the outcomes and lives of looked after children.

Main Duties

  • To operate within the current legislation, regulations and guidance set out for Fostering Services.
  • To participate in the active recruitment of foster carers.
  • To undertake professional assessments of foster carers, (currently Form F model) and present written reports to the fostering panel.
  • To assist in preparation training for prospective foster carers.
  • To participate and present post-approval training for foster carers.
  • To undertake office based duties and the matching of both emergency and planned referrals to available resources.
  • To take part in our out of hours support and advice service for all foster carers.
  • To manage a caseload of foster carers and the children and young people with complex needs placed with them, providing a high level of supervision and support.
  • To actively participate in supervision and continue to develop skills and knowledge in relation to the field of childcare and fostering.
  • To ensure that all placements administration is undertaken efficiently and promptly.
  • To co-operate and communicate fully with Local Authority personnel as appropriate.
  • To ensure prompt and procedurally correct response to any child protection matter in any context.
  • To participate in procedure for annual and other reviews of fosters carers.
  • To keep accurate and up to date records of visits to foster carers, meetings, significant occurrences etc.
  • To operate as a full team member, co-operating with demands of agency and other personnel.
  • To maintain client confidentiality in accordance with GDPR and other objectives or guidance.
  • To take reasonable care for the health and safety of yourself and of other persons who may be affected by their acts and omissions and co-operate with management to enable management to carry out their responsibilities under the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act. Employees have equal responsibility with the company for health and safety at work.
  • This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and you are expected to share this commitment.
  • To undertake any other duties that could reasonably fall within the scope of this post.

Requirements

  • Dip SW/CQSW/Social Work Degree/GSCC registration/PQ award and current SCE/SWE registration
  • Ability to manage and support foster carers.
  • Experience of assessing and supervising foster carers is desirable but not essential.
  • Full clean driver’s licence and supply own vehicle.
  • Part of out of hours duty rota.

Why work for us?

In return for your service not only will you be working for an employer that really cares but you will also receive the following fantastic benefits:

  • 28 days holiday in your first year
  • Birthday day off
  • Good Health days (if you have no sickness within a 6 month period you get a further day off after probation)
  • Auto Enrolment Pension Scheme
  • Fostertalk membership
  • Optional Private healthcare scheme

Everyone is welcome…

Diversity and inclusion are the principles for how we build our teams and Nexus Fostering strives to create an inclusive culture where all forms of diversity are valued and celebrated. We want a workforce which represents the communities we serve and work to ensure no applicant or employee is treated unfairly on the basis of race, gender, age, disability, religion or identity. We recognise and value the individual differences and contributions of all employees and believe that by working together we can achieve equality for all.

Closing Date - 23/11/2020

 

Send your CV to recruitment@bsnsocialcare.co.uk.

Family Support worker - Gloucester

Full Time

£17,000 - £24,000 per annum

Nexus Fostering is an Ofsted rated 'Outstanding’ Independent Fostering Agency. We work in close partnership with local authorities to identify and meet the needs of their children, and provide safe and secure placements.

We are looking for a passionate, determined and supportive Family Support Worker to join the team. As Family Support Worker you will support the fostering household and children/young people in placement, according to their needs as defined by the Placement Plan. You will work closely with the Supervising Social Worker and Area Manager to enhance placement stability and to build positive relationships with the children/young people and fostering household.

Main Duties

  • Work closely with the Supervising Social Worker to deliver support to foster carers and foster placements through a range of interventions which may include but is not restricted to:
  • Direct work with the child in one-to-one relationships and in support of participation in activity which is beneficial to them
  • Communication with the allocated supervising social worker of developments, risks, progress and events in order to inform planning for the child and young person and for their needs to be met
  • Programmes of work identified in Care Plans and other formal forums
  • Day-care activity to provide respite to the placement
  • Preparation for independence work
  • Attendance with the carer and child/young person to appointments etc. where a second adult may be of value
  • Attendance where required and contribution to meetings in respect of the child or young person, including provision of written reports and contribution to safeguarding plans and risk assessment
  • Support of team activity in the promotion of Participation
  • Working flexible hours, including non-office hours and at weekends, to support children and young people outside of school hours
  • Attend and participate in events aimed at recruiting prospective foster carers
  • Complete initial visits to households expressing an interest in fostering
  • Contribute to planning activity days for foster carer families and children and young people and attend and participate in these
  • Complete the annual statutory unannounced visits to approved fostering households as requested

The FSW may be allocated specific duties according to the needs of a placement. These include but are not restricted to:

  • Direct work with the child as directed by a clinical team - e.g. targeted interventions to address behavioural issues, self-harm or social isolation
  • Visits and telephone contact with foster carers according to defined schedules
  • Maintenance of recordings according to specific guidance for the task
  • One-to-one support to young people within the community in a recreational context to promote and practice pro-social behaviour and problem-solving skills.
  • Support a young person’s progress in the Nexus Fostering 360 foster placement through working with them in the community, in leisure activities or at school, within a therapeutic framework. Specifically, to provide one to one support to young people, and provide necessary respite for carers.

Requirements

  • Child Care experience
  • Preferable - understanding of challenging behaviours and trauma
  • To have understanding of the needs of looked after children
  • Good organisational skills

Why work for us?

In return for your service not only will you be working for an employer that really cares but you will also receive the following fantastic benefits:

  • Generous Annual Leave - 28 days PLUS your Bank Holiday Entitlement
  • Birthday Leave - a paid day off for your birthday
  • Good Health Days - no sickness in a 6 month period and get an additional day off!
  • Refer A Friend Scheme with a monetary incentive
  • Comprehensive Employee Assistance Platform that provides access to advice and support 24/7
  • Auto Enrolment Pension
  • Learning & Development Opportunities
  • Optional Private Healthcare Scheme
  • Eyecare Vouchers

Everyone is welcome…

Diversity and Inclusion are the principles for how we build our teams and Nexus Fostering strives to create an inclusive culture where all forms of diversity are valued and celebrated. We want a workforce which represents the communities we serve and work to ensure no applicant or employee is treated unfairly on the basis of race, gender, age, disability, religion or identity. We recognise and value the individual differences and contributions of all employees and believe that by working together we can achieve equality for all.

Send your CV to recruitment@bsnsocialcare.co.uk.

Regional Operations Manager - Midlands & Gloucester

Full Time

£50,000 - £55,000 per annum

Nexus Fostering is an Ofsted rated 'Outstanding’ Independent Fostering Agency. We work in close partnership with local authorities to identify and meet the needs of their children, and provide safe, secure and therapeutic placements.

We are looking for an experienced, passionate and skilled Regional Operations Manager to join the team. As Regional Operations Manager, you will be part of the Operational Management Team and will be responsible for a number of local Area Managers and their teams.

As Regional Operations Manager you will be fully conversant with the regulations and standards set out in Fostering Services Regulations, National Minimum Standards and current childcare law.

Main Duties

  • To work as part of the Operational Management Team - promoting and developing the high quality children’s services the agency provides, and to deputise for the Registered Manager in their absence.
  • Participate in the Operations Managers on call rota.
  • Provide positive and dynamic leadership for a number of Area Managers and their local teams.
  • Liaise with carers, their families and all children and young people placed with them and the Local Authorities that placed them with the agency.
  • Ensuring the delivery of our mix of fostering services, including specialist therapeutic provision and liaison with the clinical team.
  • Strategic planning with the Director and Registered Manager for the agency as a whole and supervision of devolved budgets.
  • Ensuring training and supervision of staff and carers is provided and 'Outstanding’ best practice strived for at all times in liaison with the QA Assistant Director.
  • Attend regional team and area meetings.
  • Attend NAFP meetings as a representative of the organisation.
  • Review and set local budgets with Area Managers and ensure these are maintained.
  • Responsible for appointing, supporting, managing and developing staff.
  • Operational and strategic management of the fostering service, including all necessary administration tasks alongside the Registered Manager.
  • Responsibility for implementing new developments in legislation, best practice.
  • Ensure regulations and requirements for OFSTED or other inspection bodies or consortium are complied with and continued registration is maintained.
  • Ensure all requirements regarding notifications are completed.
  • To ensure a prompt and procedurally correct response to all safeguarding matters.
  • To participate and contribute effectively in all meetings.
  • To monitor record keeping in foster carers files, children’s files and notifiable matters.
  • To maintain client confidentiality at all times in accordance with GDPR.

Requirements

  • Recognised Social Work qualification, DipSW/CQSW/CSS.
  • Current registration with Social Work England.
  • Management qualification preferable .
  • Knowledge of all current childcare legislation and current legislation and regulations governing the delivery of fostering services.
  • Minimum of 9 years post qualification.
  • Minimum of 6 years’ experience of fostering.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience of management.
  • Experience of managing budgets and ability to work within agreed budgets.
  • Full clean driving licence.
  • Understanding of the business context the organisation works within.
  • IT confident.
  • Ability to motivate self and others, to lead Area Managers .
  • Management and supervisory experience.
  • Clear and concise communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Ability to work with children and families.

Why work for us?

In return for your service not only will you be working for an employer that really cares but you will also receive the following fantastic benefits:

  • Generous Annual Leave - 28 days PLUS your Bank Holiday Entitlement
  • Birthday Leave - a paid day off for your birthday
  • Good Health Days - no sickness in a 6 month period and get an additional day off!
  • Refer A Friend Scheme with a monetary incentive
  • Comprehensive Employee Assistance Platform that provides access to advice and support 24/7
  • Auto Enrolment Pension
  • Learning & Development Opportunities
  • Optional Private Healthcare Scheme
  • Eyecare Vouchers

Everyone is welcome…

Diversity and inclusion are the principles for how we build our teams and Nexus Fostering strives to create an inclusive culture where all forms of diversity are valued and celebrated. We want a workforce which represents the communities we serve and work to ensure no applicant or employee is treated unfairly on the basis of race, gender, age, disability, religion or identity. We recognise and value the individual differences and contributions of all employees and believe that by working together we can achieve equality for all.

Send your CV to recruitment@bsnsocialcare.co.uk.

Sessional Support Worker – Birmingham

£15 per hour (£10.70 travel time and report writing. 38p mileage)

Nexus Fostering is an Ofsted rated ‘Outstanding’ Independent Fostering Agency. We work in close partnership with local authorities to identify and meet the needs of their children, and provide safe, secure and therapeutic placements. 

We are looking for an enthusiastic, dedicated and skilled Support Worker to support the young person’s progress in the Nexus 360 foster placement.  Nexus 360 is a specialist service designed to meet the needs of young people who have experienced neglect, trauma and rejection. The child or young person’s behaviour may be difficult, presenting both challenges and rewards. It is a therapeutically led model overseen by a qualified psychologist. It offers a more intensive support package to our foster carers that includes a support worker for the child or young person.

The support worker will be working with the child or young person in the community, in leisure activities or at school. Specifically, they provide one to one support to children and young people, and provide some necessary respite for the carers. This post is for a competent worker to engage in direct, focussed work with children – to build positive relationships with the child, to model acceptable behaviour and help the child to trust and feel safe with adults.

Main Duties

  • Working closely with the Supervising Social Worker to support the foster carers and foster placement.
  • Undertake direct work with the child as directed by the therapeutic team – such as targeted skills, coaching with behavioural issues, promoting hobbies, addressing self-harmful behaviour.
  • To deliver programmes of work which contribute to ensuring that children’s care and development needs are met, as identified in their therapeutic Care Plans and statutory LAC documents.
  • Establish objectives, plan and deliver support services which promote longevity and stability in placements.
  • Provide one to one support to young people on the programme within the community in a recreational context to promote and practice pro-social behaviour and problem solving skills.
  • Communicate a positive regard for the young person to build and sustain a sound relationship with them.
  • To identify the young person’s strengths and individual interests.
  • To enable and support the young people to participate in recreational and leisure activities.
  • To promote safety and assess risks associated with the young person’s behaviours and activities in the community, under the direction of the Supervising Social Worker / Project Manager.
  • To encourage the young person’s engagement with their care plan and goals.
  • Write a short report after each session with the young person.
  • Keep compliance with the National Minimum Standards – Fostering Regulations.
  • To undertake practical tasks relating to the support of the placements.
  • To work flexible hours including non-office hours to support young people outside of school hours and weekends.
  • To observe and provide information to the therapeutic team about the social functioning and skill development of the young people in community settings.
  • To attend therapeutic team meetings as required.
  • To promote people’s equality, diversity, rights and responsibilities.
  • To work with the therapeutic team to promote development of service and links to other agencies.

Requirements

  • Experience working with children with complex emotional needs.
  • Must hold a clean, valid UK driving licence and have access to a car and include business insurance.
  • Must be able to work after school and weekends and be willing to travel.

Everyone is welcome…

Diversity and inclusion are the principles for how we build our teams and Nexus Fostering strives to create an inclusive culture where all forms of diversity are valued and celebrated. We want a workforce which represents the communities we serve and work to ensure no applicant or employee is treated unfairly on the basis of race, gender, age, disability, religion or identity. We recognise and value the individual differences and contributions of all employees and believe that by working together we can achieve equality for all.

Please send your CV, along with a covering letter to recruitment@bsnsocialcare.co.uk

 

Sessional Support Worker – Leicester

£15 per hour (£10.70 travel time and report writing. 38p mileage)

Nexus Fostering is an Ofsted rated ‘Outstanding’ Independent Fostering Agency. We work in close partnership with local authorities to identify and meet the needs of their children, and provide safe, secure and therapeutic placements. 

We are looking for an enthusiastic, dedicated and skilled Support Worker to support the young person’s progress in the Nexus 360 foster placement.  Nexus 360 is a specialist service designed to meet the needs of young people who have experienced neglect, trauma and rejection. The child or young person’s behaviour may be difficult, presenting both challenges and rewards. It is a therapeutically led model overseen by a qualified psychologist. It offers a more intensive support package to our foster carers that includes a support worker for the child or young person.

The support worker will be working with the child or young person in the community, in leisure activities or at school. Specifically, they provide one to one support to children and young people, and provide some necessary respite for the carers. This post is for a competent worker to engage in direct, focussed work with children – to build positive relationships with the child, to model acceptable behaviour and help the child to trust and feel safe with adults.

Main Duties

  • Working closely with the Supervising Social Worker to support the foster carers and foster placement.
  • Undertake direct work with the child as directed by the therapeutic team – such as targeted skills, coaching with behavioural issues, promoting hobbies, addressing self-harmful behaviour.
  • To deliver programmes of work which contribute to ensuring that children’s care and development needs are met, as identified in their therapeutic Care Plans and statutory LAC documents.
  • Establish objectives, plan and deliver support services which promote longevity and stability in placements.
  • Provide one to one support to young people on the programme within the community in a recreational context to promote and practice pro-social behaviour and problem solving skills.
  • Communicate a positive regard for the young person to build and sustain a sound relationship with them.
  • To identify the young person’s strengths and individual interests.
  • To enable and support the young people to participate in recreational and leisure activities.
  • To promote safety and assess risks associated with the young person’s behaviours and activities in the community, under the direction of the Supervising Social Worker / Project Manager.
  • To encourage the young person’s engagement with their care plan and goals.
  • Write a short report after each session with the young person.
  • Keep compliance with the National Minimum Standards – Fostering Regulations.
  • To undertake practical tasks relating to the support of the placements.
  • To work flexible hours including non-office hours to support young people outside of school hours and weekends.
  • To observe and provide information to the therapeutic team about the social functioning and skill development of the young people in community settings.
  • To attend therapeutic team meetings as required.
  • To promote people’s equality, diversity, rights and responsibilities.
  • To work with the therapeutic team to promote development of service and links to other agencies.

Requirements

  • Experience working with children with complex emotional needs.
  • Must hold a clean, valid UK driving licence and have access to a car and include business insurance.
  • Must be able to work after school and weekends and be willing to travel.

Everyone is welcome…

Diversity and inclusion are the principles for how we build our teams and Nexus Fostering strives to create an inclusive culture where all forms of diversity are valued and celebrated. We want a workforce which represents the communities we serve and work to ensure no applicant or employee is treated unfairly on the basis of race, gender, age, disability, religion or identity. We recognise and value the individual differences and contributions of all employees and believe that by working together we can achieve equality for all.

Please send your CV, along with a covering letter to recruitment@bsnsocialcare.co.uk

 

Supervising Social Worker - Bedfordshire

Full Time

£29,000 - £34,000 per annum

Nexus Fostering is an Ofsted rated 'Outstanding’ Independent Fostering Agency. We work in close partnership with local authorities to identify and meet the needs of their children, and provide safe, secure and therapeutic placements.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, independent and skilled Social Worker to join the team. As Supervising Social Worker you will have a manageable case load of around 10 carers, and will work within a dedicated team to improve the outcomes and lives of looked after children. You will work closely with the foster carers, children and partner professionals to ensure care plans are achieved.

Main Duties

  • To be responsible for up to 10 active and complex cases.
  • To complete Form F assessments.
  • Out of hours duty rota
  • To participate in IV’s and training as allocated.
  • To operate within the current legislation, regulations and guidance set out for Fostering Services.
  • To participate in the active recruitment of foster carers.
  • To undertake professional assessments of foster carers, (currently Form F model) and present written reports to the fostering panel.
  • To assist in providing preparation training for prospective foster carers.
  • To participate and present post-approval training for foster carers.
  • To undertake office based duties and the matching of both emergency and planned referrals to available resources.
  • To take part in our out of hours support and advice service for all foster carers.
  • To manage a caseload of foster carers and the children and young people with complex needs placed with them, providing a high level of supervision and support.
  • To maintain client confidentiality in accordance with the Data Protection Act and other objectives or guidance.
  • To take reasonable care for the health and safety of yourself and of other persons who may be affected by your acts and omissions and co-operate with management to enable management to carry out their responsibilities under the Health and Safety at Work Act. Employees have equal responsibility with the company for health and safety at work.
  • This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and you are expected to share this commitment.
  • To undertake any other duties that could reasonably fall within the scope of this post it is the nature of Nexus Fostering that tasks and responsibilities are, in many circumstances, unpredictable and varied. All staff, therefore, are expected to work in a flexible way when the occasion arises where tasks are not specifically covered in the Job Description have to be undertaken. Any other duties will be dependent upon the post holder’s areas of expertise, knowledge and skills and with regard to the level of responsibility afforded to the post.

Requirements

  • Dip SW/CQSW/Social Work Degree/GSCC registration/PQ award and current SWE registration
  • Ability to manage and support foster carers.
  • Experience of assessing and supervising foster carers is desirable.
  • Full clean driver’s licence and supply own vehicle
  • Part of Out of hours duty rota.

Why work for us?

In return for your service not only will you be working for an employer that really cares but you will also receive the following fantastic benefits:

  • Generous Annual Leave - 28 days PLUS your Bank Holiday Entitlement
  • Birthday Leave - a paid day off for your birthday
  • Good Health Days - no sickness in a 6 month period and get an additional day off!
  • Refer A Friend Scheme with a monetary incentive
  • Comprehensive Employee Assistance Platform that provides access to advice and support 24/7
  • Auto Enrolment Pension
  • Learning & Development Opportunities
  • Optional Private Healthcare Scheme
  • Eyecare Vouchers

Everyone is welcome…

Diversity and inclusion are the principles for how we build our teams and Nexus Fostering strives to create an inclusive culture where all forms of diversity are valued and celebrated. We want a workforce which represents the communities we serve and work to ensure no applicant or employee is treated unfairly on the basis of race, gender, age, disability, religion or identity. We recognise and value the individual differences and contributionsof all employees and believe that by working together we can achieve equality for all.

Send your CV to recruitment@bsnsocialcare.co.uk.

 

 

Supervising Social Worker - Birmingham

Full Time

£29,000 - £33,000 per annum

Nexus Fostering is an Ofsted rated 'Outstanding’ Independent Fostering Agency. We work in close partnership with local authorities to identify and meet the needs of their children, and provide safe, secure and therapeutic placements.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, independent and skilled Social Worker to join the team. As Supervising Social Worker you will have a manageable case load of around 10 carers, and will work within a dedicated team to improve the outcomes and lives of looked after children. You will work closely with the foster carers, children and partner professionals to ensure care plans are achieved.

Main Duties

  • To be responsible for up to 10 active and complex cases.
  • To complete Form F assessments.
  • Out of hours duty rota
  • To participate in IV’s and training as allocated.
  • To operate within the current legislation, regulations and guidance set out for Fostering Services.
  • To participate in the active recruitment of foster carers.
  • To undertake professional assessments of foster carers, (currently Form F model) and present written reports to the fostering panel.
  • To assist in providing preparation training for prospective foster carers.
  • To participate and present post-approval training for foster carers.
  • To undertake office based duties and the matching of both emergency and planned referrals to available resources.
  • To take part in our out of hours support and advice service for all foster carers.
  • To manage a caseload of foster carers and the children and young people with complex needs placed with them, providing a high level of supervision and support.
  • To maintain client confidentiality in accordance with the Data Protection Act and other objectives or guidance.
  • To take reasonable care for the health and safety of yourself and of other persons who may be affected by your acts and omissions and co-operate with management to enable management to carry out their responsibilities under the Health and Safety at Work Act. Employees have equal responsibility with the company for health and safety at work.
  • This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and you are expected to share this commitment.
  • To undertake any other duties that could reasonably fall within the scope of this post it is the nature of Nexus Fostering that tasks and responsibilities are, in many circumstances, unpredictable and varied. All staff, therefore, are expected to work in a flexible way when the occasion arises where tasks are not specifically covered in the Job Description have to be undertaken. Any other duties will be dependent upon the post holder’s areas of expertise, knowledge and skills and with regard to the level of responsibility afforded to the post.

Requirements

  • Dip SW/CQSW/Social Work Degree/GSCC registration/PQ award and current SWE registration
  • Ability to manage and support foster carers.
  • Experience of assessing and supervising foster carers is desirable.
  • Full clean driver’s licence and supply own vehicle
  • Part of Out of hours duty rota.

Why work for us?

In return for your service not only will you be working for an employer that really cares but you will also receive the following fantastic benefits:

  • Generous Annual Leave - 28 days PLUS your Bank Holiday Entitlement
  • Birthday Leave - a paid day off for your birthday
  • Good Health Days - no sickness in a 6 month period and get an additional day off!
  • Refer A Friend Scheme with a monetary incentive
  • Comprehensive Employee Assistance Platform that provides access to advice and support 24/7
  • Auto Enrolment Pension
  • Learning & Development Opportunities
  • Optional Private Healthcare Scheme
  • Eyecare Vouchers

Everyone is welcome…

Diversity and inclusion are the principles for how we build our teams and Nexus Fostering strives to create an inclusive culture where all forms of diversity are valued and celebrated. We want a workforce which represents the communities we serve and work to ensure no applicant or employee is treated unfairly on the basis of race, gender, age, disability, religion or identity. We recognise and value the individual differences and contributions of all employees and believe that by working together we can achieve equality for all.

 

Send your CV to: recruitment@bsnsocialcare.co.uk

Sessional Support Worker – Luton

£15 per hour (£10.70 travel time and report writing. 38p mileage)

Nexus Fostering is an Ofsted rated ‘Outstanding’ Independent Fostering Agency. We work in close partnership with local authorities to identify and meet the needs of their children, and provide safe, secure and therapeutic placements. 

We are looking for an enthusiastic, dedicated and skilled Support Worker to support the young person’s progress in the Nexus 360 foster placement.  Nexus 360 is a specialist service designed to meet the needs of young people who have experienced neglect, trauma and rejection. The child or young person’s behaviour may be difficult, presenting both challenges and rewards. It is a therapeutically led model overseen by a qualified psychologist. It offers a more intensive support package to our foster carers that includes a support worker for the child or young person.

The support worker will be working with the child or young person in the community, in leisure activities or at school. Specifically, they provide one to one support to children and young people, and provide some necessary respite for the carers. This post is for a competent worker to engage in direct, focussed work with children – to build positive relationships with the child, to model acceptable behaviour and help the child to trust and feel safe with adults.

Main Duties

  • Working closely with the Supervising Social Worker to support the foster carers and foster placement.
  • Undertake direct work with the child as directed by the therapeutic team – such as targeted skills, coaching with behavioural issues, promoting hobbies, addressing self-harmful behaviour.
  • To deliver programmes of work which contribute to ensuring that children’s care and development needs are met, as identified in their therapeutic Care Plans and statutory LAC documents.
  • Establish objectives, plan and deliver support services which promote longevity and stability in placements.
  • Provide one to one support to young people on the programme within the community in a recreational context to promote and practice pro-social behaviour and problem solving skills.
  • Communicate a positive regard for the young person to build and sustain a sound relationship with them.
  • To identify the young person’s strengths and individual interests.
  • To enable and support the young people to participate in recreational and leisure activities.
  • To promote safety and assess risks associated with the young person’s behaviours and activities in the community, under the direction of the Supervising Social Worker / Project Manager.
  • To encourage the young person’s engagement with their care plan and goals.
  • Write a short report after each session with the young person.
  • Keep compliance with the National Minimum Standards – Fostering Regulations.
  • To undertake practical tasks relating to the support of the placements.
  • To work flexible hours including non-office hours to support young people outside of school hours and weekends.
  • To observe and provide information to the therapeutic team about the social functioning and skill development of the young people in community settings.
  • To attend therapeutic team meetings as required.
  • To promote people’s equality, diversity, rights and responsibilities.
  • To work with the therapeutic team to promote development of service and links to other agencies.

Requirements

  • Experience working with children with complex emotional needs.
  • Must hold a clean, valid UK driving licence and have access to a car and include business insurance.
  • Must be able to work after school and weekends and be willing to travel.

Everyone is welcome…

Diversity and inclusion are the principles for how we build our teams and Nexus Fostering strives to create an inclusive culture where all forms of diversity are valued and celebrated. We want a workforce which represents the communities we serve and work to ensure no applicant or employee is treated unfairly on the basis of race, gender, age, disability, religion or identity. We recognise and value the individual differences and contributions of all employees and believe that by working together we can achieve equality for all.

Please send your CV, along with a covering letter to recruitment@bsnsocialcare.co.uk

Sessional Support Worker – Great Yarmouth

£15 per hour (£10.70 travel time and report writing. 38p mileage)

Nexus Fostering is an Ofsted rated ‘Outstanding’ Independent Fostering Agency. We work in close partnership with local authorities to identify and meet the needs of their children, and provide safe, secure and therapeutic placements. 

We are looking for an enthusiastic, dedicated and skilled Support Worker to support the young person’s progress in the Nexus 360 foster placement.  Nexus 360 is a specialist service designed to meet the needs of young people who have experienced neglect, trauma and rejection. The child or young person’s behaviour may be difficult, presenting both challenges and rewards. It is a therapeutically led model overseen by a qualified psychologist. It offers a more intensive support package to our foster carers that includes a support worker for the child or young person.

The support worker will be working with the child or young person in the community, in leisure activities or at school. Specifically, they provide one to one support to children and young people, and provide some necessary respite for the carers. This post is for a competent worker to engage in direct, focussed work with children – to build positive relationships with the child, to model acceptable behaviour and help the child to trust and feel safe with adults.

Main Duties

  • Working closely with the Supervising Social Worker to support the foster carers and foster placement.
  • Undertake direct work with the child as directed by the therapeutic team – such as targeted skills, coaching with behavioural issues, promoting hobbies, addressing self-harmful behaviour.
  • To deliver programmes of work which contribute to ensuring that children’s care and development needs are met, as identified in their therapeutic Care Plans and statutory LAC documents.
  • Establish objectives, plan and deliver support services which promote longevity and stability in placements.
  • Provide one to one support to young people on the programme within the community in a recreational context to promote and practice pro-social behaviour and problem solving skills.
  • Communicate a positive regard for the young person to build and sustain a sound relationship with them.
  • To identify the young person’s strengths and individual interests.
  • To enable and support the young people to participate in recreational and leisure activities.
  • To promote safety and assess risks associated with the young person’s behaviours and activities in the community, under the direction of the Supervising Social Worker / Project Manager.
  • To encourage the young person’s engagement with their care plan and goals.
  • Write a short report after each session with the young person.
  • Keep compliance with the National Minimum Standards – Fostering Regulations.
  • To undertake practical tasks relating to the support of the placements.
  • To work flexible hours including non-office hours to support young people outside of school hours and weekends.
  • To observe and provide information to the therapeutic team about the social functioning and skill development of the young people in community settings.
  • To attend therapeutic team meetings as required.
  • To promote people’s equality, diversity, rights and responsibilities.
  • To work with the therapeutic team to promote development of service and links to other agencies.

Requirements

  • Experience working with children with complex emotional needs.
  • Must hold a clean, valid UK driving licence and have access to a car and include business insurance.
  • Must be able to work after school and weekends and be willing to travel.

Everyone is welcome…

Diversity and inclusion are the principles for how we build our teams and Nexus Fostering strives to create an inclusive culture where all forms of diversity are valued and celebrated. We want a workforce which represents the communities we serve and work to ensure no applicant or employee is treated unfairly on the basis of race, gender, age, disability, religion or identity. We recognise and value the individual differences and contributions of all employees and believe that by working together we can achieve equality for all.

 

Please send your CV, along with a covering letter to: recruitment@bsnsocialcare.co.uk

Supervising Social Worker - Telford

Full Time

£26,000 - £31,000 per annum

Nexus Fostering is an Ofsted rated 'Outstanding’ Independent Fostering Agency. We work in close partnership with local authorities to identify and meet the needs of their children, and provide safe, secure and therapeutic placements.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, independent and skilled Social Worker to join the team. As Supervising Social Worker you will have a manageable case load of around 10 carers, and will work within a dedicated team to improve the outcomes and lives of looked after children. You will work closely with the foster carers, children and partner professionals to ensure care plans are achieved.

Main Duties

  • To be responsible for up to 10 active and complex cases.
  • To complete Form F assessments.
  • Out of hours duty rota
  • To participate in IV’s and training as allocated.
  • To operate within the current legislation, regulations and guidance set out for Fostering Services.
  • To participate in the active recruitment of foster carers.
  • To undertake professional assessments of foster carers, (currently Form F model) and present written reports to the fostering panel.
  • To assist in providing preparation training for prospective foster carers.
  • To participate and present post-approval training for foster carers.
  • To undertake office based duties and the matching of both emergency and planned referrals to available resources.
  • To take part in our out of hours support and advice service for all foster carers.
  • To manage a caseload of foster carers and the children and young people with complex needs placed with them, providing a high level of supervision and support.
  • To maintain client confidentiality in accordance with the Data Protection Act and other objectives or guidance.
  • To take reasonable care for the health and safety of yourself and of other persons who may be affected by your acts and omissions and co-operate with management to enable management to carry out their responsibilities under the Health and Safety at Work Act. Employees have equal responsibility with the company for health and safety at work.
  • This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and you are expected to share this commitment.
  • To undertake any other duties that could reasonably fall within the scope of this post it is the nature of Nexus Fostering that tasks and responsibilities are, in many circumstances, unpredictable and varied. All staff, therefore, are expected to work in a flexible way when the occasion arises where tasks are not specifically covered in the Job Description have to be undertaken. Any other duties will be dependent upon the post holder’s areas of expertise, knowledge and skills and with regard to the level of responsibility afforded to the post.

Requirements

  • Dip SW/CQSW/Social Work Degree/GSCC registration/PQ award and current SWE registration
  • Ability to manage and support foster carers.
  • Experience of assessing and supervising foster carers is desirable.
  • Full clean driver’s licence and supply own vehicle
  • Part of Out of hours duty rota.

Why work for us?

In return for your service not only will you be working for an employer that really cares but you will also receive the following fantastic benefits:

  • Generous Annual Leave - 28 days PLUS your Bank Holiday Entitlement
  • Birthday Leave - a paid day off for your birthday
  • Good Health Days - no sickness in a 6 month period and get an additional day off!
  • Refer A Friend Scheme with a monetary incentive
  • Comprehensive Employee Assistance Platform that provides access to advice and support 24/7
  • Auto Enrolment Pension
  • Learning & Development Opportunities
  • Optional Private Healthcare Scheme
  • Eyecare Vouchers

Everyone is welcome…

Diversity and inclusion are the principles for how we build our teams and Nexus Fostering strives to create an inclusive culture where all forms of diversity are valued and celebrated. We want a workforce which represents the communities we serve and work to ensure no applicant or employee is treated unfairly on the basis of race, gender, age, disability, religion or identity. We recognise and value the individual differences and contributionsof all employees and believe that by working together we can achieve equality for all.

Send your CV to recruitment@bsnsocialcare.co.uk

Clinical Lead – Hertfordshire/Cambridgeshire/Bedfordshire

Full Time

£45,000 - £50,000 per annum

Home Based/Office Role - Covering Hertfordshire, Cambridgeshire & Bedfordshire

Nexus Fostering is an Ofsted rated ‘Outstanding’ Independent Fostering Agency. We work in close partnership with local authorities to identify and meet the needs of their children, and provide safe, secure and therapeutic placements. 

We are looking for an experienced, focussed and dedicated Clinical Lead to join our team.  As Clinical Lead you will lead the therapeutic provision of the Care+ and 360 fostering services, providing therapeutically supported fostering placements.  Both services offer therapeutic input to foster carers and use the same therapeutic models, the 360 service offers a higher level of support to the child/young person and foster carers. Support is provided by social work teams which include Family Support Workers, an Education Lead and a Therapeutic Social Work Lead.

Main Duties

  • To recruit Clinicians to provide fortnightly therapeutic clinics to foster carers caring for children and young people in the Care+ or 360 service
  • To provide supervision and support on therapeutic matters to Clinicians as required
  • Oversee performance and review targets of Clinicians
  • To facilitate and direct monthly reflective group sessions for Clinicians, alongside individual case management
  • To regularly review and develop the Care+ and 360 services for children and young people with the Project Manager
  • To ensure the therapeutic work of Clinicians and Social Work teams is standardised and delivered consistently across the organisation
  • To develop and provide delivery of training for all staff and foster carers about:
    • the therapeutic approach
    • supported fostering services
    • behaviour management strategies
    • stabilising placements
  • Develop and maintain positive working relationships with LA commissioning and social work teams to promote the supported fostering services
  • Provide therapeutic clinics if required with:
    • Strategies for foster carers, with theoretical explanations for behaviours
    • Monitoring foster carers resilience and development
    • Clinic notes
    • Therapeutic care plan written reports
    • Individual needs summaries
  • Develop case studies, videos and relevant materials for use in foster carer training and Social Work practice
  • Review therapeutic Care Plans with Clinicians regularly to ensure they are developed and progressed
  • Comply with National Minimum Standards, National Fostering Regulations, Statutory Guidance for Fostering
  • Provide service updates for the Senior Management Team
  • To maintain client confidentiality in accordance with GDPR and other guidance.
  • To undertake any other duties that could reasonably fall within the scope of this post
  • To take reasonable care for the health and safety of yourself and other persons who may be affected by your acts and omissions and co-operate with managers to enable them to carry out their responsibilities under the Health and Safety at Work Act. Employees have equal responsibility with the company for health and safety at work.
  • This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and you are expected to share this commitment

Requirements

  • Therapeutic qualification in psychotherapy or psychology
  • Experience of working therapeutically in a relevant field – understanding the impact of childhood trauma and abuse
  • Good communication skills (written and verbal) including an ability to communicate and work in settings in which the atmosphere may be highly emotive
  • Ability to work with carers to enable them to therapeutically re-parent traumatised children and young people and ability to reflect with carers around the impact
  • Experience managing a team or individuals
  • Excellent organisational skills, and problem solving ability
  • Ability and experience in writing comprehensive assessments and analytical report writing
  • Ability and experience of using a range of different systems including Excel, Word, Powerpoint and online virtual meetings.
  • Liaison with range of agencies and professionals
  • Working with different theoretical methods
  • Competent trainer and speaker
  • Multi-agency working – working within a team of different professionals and disciplines
  • Awareness of Child Protection and Safeguarding issues and procedures, including professional curiosity
  • Ability to travel as required to a range of appointments
  • Valid driver’s license, and access to own vehicle
  • Willingness to work flexible hours to meet the needs of the services

Why work for us?

In return for your service not only will you be working for an employer that really cares but you will also receive the following fantastic benefits:

  • 28 days holiday in your first year
  • Birthday day off
  • Good Health days (if you have no sickness within a 6 month period you get a further day off after probation)
  • Auto Enrolment Pension Scheme
  • Fostertalk membership
  • Optional Private healthcare scheme.

Everyone is welcome…

Diversity and inclusion are the principles for how we build our teams and Nexus Fostering strives to create an inclusive culture where all forms of diversity are valued and celebrated. We want a workforce which represents the communities we serve and work to ensure no applicant or employee is treated unfairly on the basis of race, gender, age, disability, religion or identity. We recognise and value the individual differences and contributions of all employees and believe that by working together we can achieve equality for all.

 

Part-Time Foster Carer - Essex, Gloucestershire, Northamptonshire and Bedfordshire

Short Break Foster Carer - Nexus Fostering - Essex, Gloucestershire, Northamptonshire and Bedfordshire - Flexible working opportunity.

 

About us

 

Nexus Fostering is a well-established and highly regarded fostering agency that was set up in 2002 by qualified and experienced social workers. Nexus received Outstanding in all areas from the recent Ofsted inspection, for the third time in a row.

 

The role

 

We need carers willing to care for children, teenagers and sibling groups on a part-time basis away from their full-time placement. Many of us have busy lives and can’t make a full-time commitment to care for a child or young person who needs a family for a while. Part-time foster carers make a huge difference to young people’s lives.

 

What we are looking for

 

We are looking for energetic, resilient and patient individuals who are prepared to offer their homes to provide respite for children and young people.

 

What you’ll need to succeed

 

You’ll need a spare bedroom, be able to drive or have good transport links and have availability at weekends and school holidays.

 

How to apply

Please apply with your CV and an application form will be sent to you.

CV to: petern@nexusfostering.co.uk