The Family Placement Service within the Trust acts as an Independent Fostering Agency and a Voluntary Adoption Agency with the aim of providing a range of safe and secure placements to meet the assessed needs of children and young people in care and to promote and safeguard their welfare. The service provides placements that promote stability and positive outcomes for children and young people by working in partnership with young people, carers, adopters, birth families, other professionals and the community, while ensuring foster carers, adopters and their families receive professional guidance, support and training as appropriate to help them fulfil their roles as effectively as possible.
Are you passionate about making a positive and lasting difference to children and young people?
If you like to think outside the box and work in an agile way, these are the qualities that make Slough Children’s Services Trust an employer of choice. Our Family Placement Service is currently seeking:
If you’re looking for a new challenge and want to be part of an exciting journey to turn children’s services around in Slough then come and join us.
For an informal discussion on this role, please contact Jackie Pape, Head of Service, on 01753 690701.
Slough is one of the most diverse places in the country outside of London and a great place to live or work. In fact it’s the best place to live or work according to a survey by Glassdoor. Pleasant environments, above average salaries and a lower cost of living, mean an increased quality of life for employees. We’re also one of the most accessible places to be, nestled on the corner of the M25, M4 and M40, and less than 20 minutes by train to Central London.
How to apply:
To apply, please complete the online application form below and remember to attach your CV. Please also make sure you state which role and team you are apply for. You can save your application at any time and come back to it later.
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Hours: Part-time (22 hours/week)
Closing date: 9am on Monday, 22 October
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Salary: £43,757-£48,536 (+ £908 local weighting and £2,500 market supplement)
Hours: 37 hours
Closing date: 5pm on Friday, 26 October
The Panel Advisor manages adoption and fostering panels and helps ensure their smooth running. The post holder will also advise the Agency Decision Maker on adoption plans for children. To apply for this role, applicants should have significant experience of both adoption and fostering. To find out more about this role, click here to download the full job description and person specification.
If you are interested in applying for any of our current roles, please use the form below to submit your CV and apply online. Once submitted we will be in touch shortly to discuss your application. Good luck!