About The Fostering Network
The Fostering Network is the UK’s leading fostering charity. We are dedicated to creating a better future for fostered children and young people. We bring together everyone who is involved in their lives, leading, inspiring, motivating and supporting them to make foster care better. Together with our members and supporters we are a powerful catalyst for change, and we have been shaping and influencing the fostering agenda for more than 40 years.
About the role
To provide an independent source of advice, advocacy, information, support and mediation to foster carers, fostering services and the fostering community within Scotland.
To support foster carers to adopt an early intervention approach to prevent crises from occurring and placements breaking down.
Are you passionate about fostering? Would you like to make a real difference to the fostering community in Scotland?
We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic adviser to provide an independent source of advice, advocacy, information, support and mediation to foster carers, fostering services and the fostering community throughout Scotland.
With excellent inter-personal skills, and demonstrable experience of promoting good practice in foster care, you will use your sound understanding of current fostering practice, regulation and legislation in Scotland to provide appropriate, relevant and accurate information, advice, training and consultancy to a wide variety of audiences.
Closing date: Wednesday 11th October, 09.00a.m
Interview date: Week commencing 23rd October
Interview location: Teams
To apply please go to our job vacancies page on our website and email your completed word application form to firstname.lastname@example.org. CVs will not be accepted.
The Fostering Network is committed to equal opportunities and welcomes applications from all sections of the community and especially encourage applications from groups which are under-represented. All applicants are treated equally and selected on the basis of individual merit and ability to meet the requirements of the role.
As an organisation we are committed to supporting flexible working. This post is advertised as full-time, but we are open to applications from individuals who would like to work part time as part of job-share arrangement, please indicate on your application.
The Fostering Network is a registered charity in England and Wales 280852 and in Scotland SC039338.