Fostering

Our fostering service aims to provide outstanding family based care for our Looked after Children.  

We are seeking to recruit suitably qualified and experienced staff that can join our fostering team.

This team is responsible for the recruitment, assessment and training of foster carers. as well as supporting and supervising all approved foster carers.  The team is also responsible for undertaking initial viability assessments (IVA’s) and the assessments of Family Friend Foster Carers and Special Guardianship Order (SGO) Carers.​

What does the job involve?

To deliver and provide social work services, at a level appropriate for a professionally qualified post, to young people and families to ensure the welfare of children and young people is safeguarded and they are protected in accordance with the legal and statutory obligations of Northamptonshire County Council.

Current opportunities

Strategic manager adoption and fostering - File Download - Strategic Manager Fostering Adoption and Regulated Services Job description(PDF 153KB)Strategic Manager Fostering Adoption and Regulated Services job description (PDF 153KB)

Salary up to £79,181 per year and up to £8,000 towards relocation.

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