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Fostering Administrator


  • £18000 per annum
  • Lewisham
  • Posted: 15/10/2019
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 1510201901

Job Details

Nurture Fostering is a small friendly independent fostering agency based in Lewisham, South East London. We are looking to recruit a Fostering Administrator to support the Registered Manager and her team of social workers in the recruitment and assessment of new foster carers and ensuring the administration and business support continues throughout the foster carers career.

The successful applicant will need to be IT literate and be prepared to undertake training on our bespoke in house system as well as be familiar with Microsoft word, excel and outlook. The role would include:
Receiving incoming calls, liaising with members of the public, Local Authorities and foster carers in order to ensure that Nurture is meeting all of its statutory requirements. The role has competing demands and therefore the successful applicant would need to be articulate and be able to prioritise their workload whilst liaising with colleagues. In addition to these duties, you will also have responsibility for applying for
DBS checks, references and organising training for foster carers, together with supporting the fostering panel and attending some meetings.

This is a permanent role and the successful applicant will need to undertake a DBS check.

Nurture Fostering Ltd is an equal opportunities employer. Please note that this post is exempt from the rehabilitation of offenders Act (1974) and all applicants are required to undergo an Enhanced Disclosure Check.