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Referrals Coordinator

Salary: £19,000 - £21,000 per annum dependent on experience


Location: Styal, SK9 4LD, Occasional regional travel required.


Hours: 9am – 5pm, Monday to Friday


Contract:  Permanent



This is an exciting opportunity to work with By the Bridge with Cambian; an independent and leading fostering organisation with a unique therapeutic approach, providing high quality foster care for children of all ages and abilities.



The Role


We are seeking an enthusiastic, full time Referrals Coordinator to contribute to the day to day running of our busy Referrals department. Based in our Styal office, you will be working in conjunction with our Referrals team based in our central office in Kent.




You will be making and receiving a high volume of referrals and information from Local Authorities and liaising closely with colleagues to find the right match for children in foster care. Accuracy and efficiency are essential along with the ability to remain calm under pressure.   You will be liaising closely with foster parents and local authorities and recording relevant data on our database system (Microsoft Dynamics CRM).  Prior knowledge and experience of the needs of children in care would be advantageous.

You will be highly organised and professional with an excellent telephone manner and communications skills.  You will be personable, confident and engaging with the ability to build relationships and work well in a team to achieve performance targets with drive and enthusiasm.  In addition you will have excellent IT skills, particularly Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook. Use of CRM Microsoft Dynamics would be advantageous. 


The package


We offer a salary of £19,000 - £21,000 per annum dependent on experience, private healthcare, pension and a great working environment.



Please note the successful applicant must agree to an enhanced disclosure under the Disclosure and Barring Service procedures (DBS). Employment will be offered to the successful applicant subject to a satisfactory disclosure report.


By the Bridge is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment.


By the Bridge is an Equal Opportunities Employer.



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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