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Foster4 - Therapeutic Social Worker

Warrington Council current vacancies

Organisation
External
Partner Organisation
Warrington Council
Location
Chester
Job Category
Social Care
Salary Min
00
Salary Max
00
Hours per week
37
Weeks per year
52.143
Employment Type
Permanent
Closing Date
25/08/2024
Ref No
W3220

8 Local Authorities have secured over £2.3million in Department for Education (DfE) funding to transform fostering recruitment and retention across Cheshire and Merseyside.

We hope that the funding will assist us to recruit and retain more foster carers and improve placement sufficiency across the region. Warrington will be leading on the project and working with seven other local authorities – Liverpool, Wirral, Knowsley, Cheshire East, Cheshire West and Chester, Halton, and St Helens to deliver the programme over two years.

Over £1million of the funding will go towards delivering a new, larger and improved Foster4 Recruitment Hub, which will launch in April 2024. The improved hub will help all councils in the consortium to deliver a more joined up approach to foster care recruitment and provide an offer that is attractive and supportive to prospective carers.

The remaining £1million funding will go towards the Mockingbird programme – which supports looked after children and their foster carers.

We are seeking enthusiastic and knowledgeable individuals to promote fostering and facilitate the recruitment of foster carers across our Foster4 collaboration.

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