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Provide Support Work to families of children with disabilities and additional needs

How it works

As a support worker you will be matched to a child or a small number of children in your area. You have flexibility to work to your own availability sessions will be booked in and agreed in advance between you, your supervisor and the family your support.  Flexibility is essential as support hours may differ in term time and school holidays.

After each session you will be asked to write-up a concise report of your activities to help contribute to the child’s care plans and progress reviews.

Fostering Together is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children and young people in our care. Successful candidates will be subject to safe recruitment checks including a Disclosure and Barring Service check, references, identity checks and qualification checks

Must haves...

  • A friendly and personable personality and a real interest in getting to know the young people you will spend time with. You will have a drive in supporting young people with disabilities to experience all life has to offer!
  • A full driving licence and access to a car.
  • Able to navigate our IT system FosterKit with a good standard of written communication.
  • Some previous experience or transferrable skills supporting, caring or volunteering with people with disabilities or vulnerable people.

Find out if we're recruiting in your area below, though we're always keen to hear from people interested in providing support work:

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