Sessional Worker

Location - Home based – covering the Milton Keynes area.

Please note interviews will take place at 44D Borough Street, Castle Donington, Derby, DE74 2LB.

This is a ‘casual’, hourly paid role

Hourly Rate =  £9 - £12.50 for weekends and bank holidays

We are keen to hear from people who have experience working with young people to:

  • Work with children and young people to build self-esteem
  • Help with events and activities during school holidays
  • Support children and young people to maintain contact with birth families and siblings (transporting children, supervising contact etc.)
  • Care for or supervise children and young people (respite/emergency)
  • Have their own car and driving licence
  • Attend and report on meetings involving children and young people
  • You will need to be available to work flexibly; this will include school holidays, after school and at weekends.

If you have the relevant experience and qualifications or are willing to work towards this, can work flexible working hours and would like to work for an established dynamic agency, then we would like to hear from you.

Please apply in the first instance by completing an application form and sending an up-to-date CV if you have one to the HR Officer – Maria Baldy. mbaldy@anchorfostercare.co.uk

If you would like to discuss this role further, please call Davina Stewart (Service Development Manager) at Anchor Foster Care Services. Office telephone no: 01332 411576 or mobile 07702 104480.

Anchor Foster Care is a not-for-profit, child-focused, family-centred independent fostering agency, established 15 years ago to provide safety, stability and hope to vulnerable children & teenagers.

We offer a comprehensive salary and rewards package to staff.

Anchor Foster Care Services is committed to safeguarding and protecting children, young people and vulnerable adults, and the promotion of equal opportunities and valuing diversity. This is in accordance with Working Together to Safeguard Children 2018. Anchor places high importance on safer recruitment procedures by applying rigorous selection processes, for example, checking the identity of applicants, receiving satisfactory references, checking Professional Registration and successful completion of an enhanced check through the Disclosure and Barring Services (DBS) and if appropriate checking criminal records if the applicant has lived overseas.

Please Note. In order to meet the requirements of Section 23 (1) of the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006, Anchor Foster Care requires that all applicants have the right to work in the UK.

Declaration subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 - Applicants will be required to complete a Self-Disclosure Form if invited for an interview. This will be returned by the applicant in a sealed envelope on the day of the interview and will be explored during the interview.

Shortlisting will be by completed application form. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.