Job Title: Foster Care Recruitment Coordinator
Location: Bristol, Hybrid Home Working
Contract Type: Permanent
Hours: 37.5 per week
Salary: Up to £28,000.00 per annum
This is an exciting opportunity to join Swiis Foster Care as a Foster Care Recruitment Coordinator within our Head Office Commercial Team. Swiis Foster Care operate a hybrid working model, allowing our staff to work from home following a successful office based induction and training programme.
As one of the Foster Care Recruitment Coordinators of our outstanding recruitment team based in central Bristol you will play a key role in ensuring we recruit exceptional foster carers across the UK to care for our children and young people looked after. Working closely with the Team Leader, you will be responsible for undertaking the full administrative function for the recruitment of foster carers. You will undertake screening assessments and manage all enquiry calls from prospective foster carers across the UK. You will be responsible for undertaking all safer recruitment checks on prospective foster carers to ensure that we exceed the requirements of the relevant Fostering Regulations and National Minimum Standards. You will work as part of a successful and ambitious team in the coordination of all Fostering Assessments of prospective foster carers wishing to join Swiis.
You will be an excellent communicator with the ability to undertake a high level of telephone usage with prospective foster carers, be able to prioritise your daily workload and have excellent IT and word processing skills.
Working in accordance with the Fostering Services (England) Regulations 2011 and the Fostering Services National Minimum Standards, you will provide an exceptional recruitment service to our local office network across the UK by safely recruiting excellent foster carers who can provide a nurturing home to children and young people looked after.
You will have a strong commitment to promote and safeguard the wellbeing of children, but you will also have an appreciation of the demands that come with working for a high-quality independent fostering service in an increasingly competitive environment.
You will be passionate about changing a child’s life for the better, working as part of an exceptional dedicated team.
The health and wellbeing of our employees is important to us, so in addition to excellent renumeration you will receive further exceptional benefits including:
- Up to 33 days annual leave each year (inclusive of Bank Holidays)
- Life Assurance
- Pension scheme with options to increase your contributions
- “Wellbeing Matters” – access to a 24/7 Employee Assistance Service
- BUPA Private Medical Health Insurance with the option to add family members
- The ability to work from home
- Significant development opportunity for the right candidate.
Swiis Foster Care is a national leading Independent Fostering Agency with consistently Outstanding Ofsted inspections due in part to the high-quality service provided to our foster carers and children and young people in our care. Swiis Foster Care is a family-owned independent fostering provider which has been operating for over twenty years.
Swiis Foster Care is a continuously expanding company and offers significant development opportunity for the right candidate.
If you believe that you have the appropriate experience and ambition to work for one of the finest Independent Foster Care Agencies in the UK and have the desire to really improve outcomes for children and young people looked after, then please submit an up-to-date CV detailing a full employment history.
Swiis is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to ensuring that our staff have excellent working conditions and genuine career opportunities. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all employees to share this commitment and undertake the appropriate checks which will include an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service Check.