Sunbeam Fostering Agency – where opportunities happen

Sunbeam is one of the country’s leading Foster Agencies with an established reputation for high standards and outstanding support.

We are is looking for ambitious, dynamic and high-achieving team players to take the lead in developing & maintaining Sunbeam services as it progresses further on it’s journey towards excellence.

Having a career with sunbeam fostering agency you will benefit from the following:

  • Opportunity to progress your career and develop new skills and gain experience
  • Full support and training
  • Competitive pay and benefits package
  • Flexible working environment
  • Chance to work with other experienced staff and build new relationships

Sunbeam Fostering Group is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from any individual.

We have a strong commitment to safeguarding and promoting positive outcomes for all children and young persons. Please note as part of our safeguarding and recruitment procedures, all applicants would be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check as appropriate.

 

Placement officer – Langley, Berkshire

Salary: up to £25,000 + performance related bonus

Sunbeam Fostering Agency has a vacancy for a Placements Officer at our Langley office responsible for ensuring efficient placements of children with foster carers within the national fostering regulations. The role requires the matching of children with foster parents, as well as the maintaining of accurate and up to date records for each case. Additionally, the post holder will be required to maintain close professional relationships with Local Authorities and liaise with these on a regular basis.

Requirements:

  • Ability to be empathetic while remaining professional in all situations.
  • Ability to work with sensitive data while adhering to company privacy policies and industry regulations.
  • Willingness to work closely with local authorities and social workers.
  • Accurate reporting of all placements affairs and contracts.
  • Good understanding and experience using Microsoft Office Suite.

Desirable attributes:

  • Previous experience working in a social care or working with children.
  • Ability to identify opportunities for business development and recruitment of foster carers.

Sunbeam Fostering Agency is one of the largest and most progressive independent fostering agencies in London and the Midlands, providing good quality and innovated family placements to children in care.

Sunbeam Fostering Group is an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from any individual. We have a strong commitment to safeguarding and promoting positive outcomes for all children and young persons. Please note as part of our safeguarding and recruitment procedures, all applicants would be subject to a Disclose and Barring Service (DBS) check as appropriate.

Applications to be submitted before 24th November 2017.

Sunbeam Fostering Agency – where opportunities happen

Junior Administration Officer – Full Time – Langley (Up to £18,000)

Sunbeam Fostering Agency is a leading independent fostering agency with an excellent care reputation. We are looking for ambitious, dynamic and high achieving team players to help in developing and maintaining Sunbeam’s services for children and young persons.

We are currently recruiting for an Administrative Officer to join our team. Duties would include handling telephone calls, scanning documents, data entry into our bespoke foster care system, document typing, analysis of information, other administrative duties and supporting other staff where needed. You will be flexible, have good communication skills and be a good team player. Need to have a working knowledge of Microsoft office applications and previous office administration experience would be advantageous. A minimum C grade or above in GCSE in English will be required. Support and training will be provided where needed.

For further information, please contact the HR Department on 0208 799 0930.

Close date: 24/11/2017

Sunbeam Fostering Group is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from any individual. We have a strong commitment to safeguarding and promoting positive outcomes for all children and young persons. Please note as part of our safeguarding and recruitment procedures, all applicants would be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check as appropriate.

Applications to be submitted before 24th November 2017.

Supervising Social Worker – London

Salary up to £32,000 per annum (including London weighting) depending on experience

Main skills/qualification required for the post include:

  • Applicants must have a Bachelor Degree in Social Work, Diploma in SW, CQSW or equivalent social work qualification.
  • Applicants must also be HCPC registered with 2 years post qualification experience in child care and/or fostering work.
  • Preference: experience of placing children in foster and adoption settings, experience of working with fosters carers and other professionals; experience of undertaking and completing assessments of foster carers.
  • Newly qualified social workers are welcome.
  • You will be expected to work flexible hours and must have a full clean UK driving licence and access to a car.
  • Sunbeam Fostering Agency may provide a work permit for the right candidate if necessary.

Supervising Social Worker – Coventry

Salary up to £32,000 per annum depending on experience

Main skills/qualification required for the post include:

  • Applicants must have a Bachelor Degree in Social Work, Diploma in SW, CQSW or equivalent social work qualification.
  • Applicants must also be HCPC registered with 2 years post qualification experience in child care and/or fostering work.
  • Preference: experience of placing children in foster and adoption settings, experience of working with fosters carers and other professionals; experience of undertaking and completing assessments of foster carers.
  • Newly qualified social workers are welcome.
  • You will be expected to work flexible hours and must have a full clean UK driving licence and access to a car.
  • Sunbeam Fostering Agency may provide a work permit for the right candidate if necessary.

The closing date for application submission is 18th December 2017

Form F Assessors

(Freelance)

To apply for this role please send your CV to hr@sunbeamfostering.com, and request an application pack. Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. For further information please contact HR Department on 0208 799 0930.

For further information or an application pack please contact HR on 0208 799 0930 or email hr@sunbeamfostering.com

Sunbeam Fostering Group is an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from any individual. We have a strong commitment to safeguarding and promoting positive outcomes for all children and young persons. Please note as part of our safeguarding and recruitment procedures, all applicants would be subject to a Disclose and Barring Service (DBS) check as appropriate.