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.

 

Supervising Social Worker – London (Croydon & Walthamstow)

Salary up to £34,000 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.

 

Experienced Social Worker – Luton Salary up to £35,000 per annum depending on experience, and benefits

Sunbeam Pride Fostering Service is seeking an experienced qualified social worker for Luton office, cover Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire, Cambridgeshire, and surrounding areas. Applicants must have a Bachelor Degree in social work, DipSW, CQSW or equivalent Social Work Qualification. Applicants must also be HCPC registered with post qualification experience in childcare and/or fostering work.

You will be expected to work flexible hours and must have a full clean UK driving licence and access to a car. Sunbeam Pride Fostering Service may provide a work permit for the right candidate if necessary.

Experience of working in a childcare setting is necessary but it is also desirable to have: experience of placing children in foster and adoption settings; experience of working with foster carers and other professionals; experience of undertaking and completing assessments of foster carers.

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

The closing date for application submission is 30 April 2018

 

Recruitment Officer – Full Time – Langley (up to £22,000 per annum depending on experience plus performance-based bonus)

Sunbeam Fostering Agency is currently looking to appoint a Recruitment Officer to assist with the recruitment of high quality and committed foster carers. The role would include attending family events, job fairs, initial visits, working with existing carers and targeting community groups and providing support for other online marketing activities. The successful applicant would be based in Langley, Slough and covering surrounding areas including Hampshire and Surrey. The applicants must have a driving licence and own transport. The role would be largely field based with full support from management.

Key responsibilities:

  1. To support in the development of the recruitment strategy for the Service, including developing an evidenced recruitment plan, based on recent consultants work.
  2. To be responsible for the co-ordination, planning and evaluation of all fostering advertisements.
  3. To co-ordinate, plan and implement general publicity for the service, including outreach to community groups.
  4. To review and evaluate the effectiveness of all recruitment focussed work identifying the most cost and time effective forms.
  5. To devise new and effective recruitment and publicity materials

 

The closing date for application submission is 27 April 2018

 

Recruitment Support Officer – Full Time – Luton (up to £22,000 per annum depending on experience plus performance-based bonus)

Sunbeam Pride Fostering Service is currently looking to appoint a Recruitment Support Officer to assist with the recruitment of high quality and committed foster carers. The role would include supporting foster carer recruitment, administration and marketing activities. The successful applicant would be based in at our Luton office. The applicants must have a driving licence and own transport.

Key responsibilities:

  1. To support the development of the recruitment strategy for the Service, including developing an evidenced recruitment plan, based on recent consultants work.
  2. To be responsible for the co-ordination, planning and evaluation of all fostering advertisements.
  3. To co-ordinate, plan and implement general publicity for the service, including outreach into community groups.
  4. To review and evaluate the effectiveness of all recruitment focussed work identifying the most cost and time effective forms.
  5. To support with administration tasks

 

The closing date for application submission is 20 April 2018

 

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 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.