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Recruitment Officer

Salary: Negotiable dependent upon experience + benefits

 

Location: Manchester , North West SK9 4LD

 

Contract: Permanent

 

Hours: 9am – 5pm, Monday to Friday 

 

 

About By the Bridge: 

By the Bridge with Cambian is an innovative, dynamic, independent fostering organisation providing high quality foster care and services to children and their foster families. 

 

We aim to create an environment where all people feel valued and can grow, develop and achieve their goals.  We work to ensure that By the Bridge with Cambian is an innovative, creative and dynamic organisation, whom thrives on the diversity of its staff, families and children, to ensure that we assist and care for those most vulnerable, and advocate with them, and on their behalf.

 

Responsibilities

  • Liaise with National Recruitment Manager re potential recruitment events I.e. Needs, Area and Ideas and source potential foster carers to assist with events.
  • Attend and Assist Recruitment Events.
  • Undertake Enquiries from potential fostering households.
  • Undertake Initial Home Visits, inclusive of Health and Safety with in the visit.
  • Regular communication and meetings with Fostering Assessment Manager re Initial Home Visits/H&S
  • Be the link for the fostering households throughout the assessment process in conjunction with and working closely with the Fostering Recruitment Admin.

 

Person Specification

  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) 
  • Excellent Home Visit Report Writing Skills
  • Full Driving Licence
  • Flexibility to undertake travel to complete home visits and recruitment events.
  • Self motivated and able to work independently. 
  • Flexibility to travel to attend meetings in different regions.
  • Able to organise work and manage time effectively to see task through to completion.
  • Able to use initiative and demonstrate professionalism and good customer service 
  • Can demonstrate understanding of working with confidential information
  • Ability to process information, with good administration skills 
  • Competent use of MS Word and Excel
  • Team player with positive can do attitude
  • Ability to work to deadlines and on occasion under pressure
  • Ability to work flexibly according to the needs of the service
  • Committed to personal and professional development.

 

What we can offer you: 

- Life Assurance 

- Aviva Pension 

- Private Medical 

- Competitive annual leave 

- Rewarding working environment 

- Ongoing career development 

 

Safeguarding Children

 

Safeguarding Children is central to all that By the Bridge does.  As such they must follow the By the Bridge with Cambian reporting procedure if you have any cause to be worried about a child’s well-being. The Carer Recruitment Office will be required to undertake mandatory online safeguarding training within their induction period.

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Jobs at By the Bridge with Cambian

By the Bridge with Cambian is an innovative, dynamic, independent fostering organisation providing high quality foster care and services to children and their foster families. 

 

We continually strives to achieve excellence for our children and young people, foster parents and staff. And every member of staff makes a valuable contribution towards improving the lives of children. 

 

People are at the heart of everything that By the Bridge with Cambian is about.  It is vital for our children, that our foster parents and staff are inspired and motivated by working for us. 

 

We aim to create an environment where people feel valued and can grow, develop and achieve their goals.  We work to ensure that By the Bridge with Cambian is a fun place to be, where people are treated fairly and rewarded well for the work that they do.

 

By the Bridge with Cambian is an equal opportunities employer

 

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