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You can see our current vacancies below. Any questions? Email us at recruitment@ispchildcare.org.uk

 

Current vacancies
Salary: £19,000-23,000 Benefits: 30 Days Annual Leave + Bank Holidays, Pension Scheme ISP is an Independent Fostering Organisation, operating across the South East. ISP takes a therapeutic approach to working with children and is committed to promoting positive outcomes for the children and young people in placement. We are currently looking to recruit a Senior Administrator to provide an administrative support service to the Whitstable multi-disciplinary team. The role requires strong IT skills including intermediate proficiency across the Microsoft Office suite, database management (CHARMS experience preferred) and running a variety of reports. In addition, the appointee will be expected to manage sensitive fostering paperwork and forms, organise meetings, take minutes, and provide an efficient and well-presented front of house service. An outgoing and friendly personality is essential. The successful candidate must have GCSE English and Mathematics (or equivalent) at Grade C or above, strong IT skills (which will be tested at interview), and ECDL (or equivalent) is desirable. Previous administration experience is essential as is some knowledge or experience of the Fostering sector. For an informal discussion please contact Alison Capp on 01227 771 172. To apply please submit a copy of your most recent CV to laura.falen@picscare.co.uk; shortlisted candidates will be asked to complete our application pack ahead of interview.
Salary: £25,000-32,500 pro-rata + benefits ISP is an Independent Fostering Organisation, operating across the South East. ISP takes a therapeutic approach to working with children and is committed to promoting positive outcomes for the children and young people in placement. We are looking for a qualified TEACHER to be based at our Worcestershire centre. The successful candidate will provide guidance and support to foster carers, schools, teachers and any other professional working with ISP children regarding their education. Applicants will be expected to be able to teach across all Key Stages and must have experience of working with children with complex needs. Knowledge or experience of working with Looked after Children would be a distinct advantage For more information please contact Toni Reedman on 07810 505490. To apply please submit your CV to laura.falen@picscare.co.uk; in the first instance; those shortlisted will be asked to complete our application pack ahead of interview.
Salary: £25,000-32,500 pro-rata + benefits ISP is an Independent Fostering Organisation, operating across the South East. ISP takes a therapeutic approach to working with children and is committed to promoting positive outcomes for the children and young people in placement. We are looking for a qualified TEACHER to be based at our Buckinghamshire centre. The successful candidate will provide guidance and support to foster carers, schools, teachers and any other professional working with ISP children regarding their education. Applicants will be expected to be able to teach across all Key Stages and must have experience of working with children with complex needs. Knowledge or experience of working with Looked after Children would be a distinct advantage For more information please contact Toni Reedman on 07810 505490. To apply please submit your CV to laura.falen@picscare.co.uk; in the first instance; those shortlisted will be asked to complete our application pack ahead of interview.
Salary: £Negotiable hourly rate We are looking for enthusiastic, Speech and Language Therapists to join the Speech and Language Therapy team working with looked after children, on a sessional basis across Kent. We are recruiting for an independent SLT to work as part of our professional teams supporting Looked After Children, including education facilitators, foster carers, psychotherapists and social workers. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced SLT to work with children who have a variety of Social Emotional and Mental Health needs. Experience of working with children and young people who have complex needs including ASD ADHD would be useful as would an understanding of collaborative evidence based intervention for these children and young people. Applicants must hold a degree in Speech and Language Therapy, be HCPC and RCSLT registered, and hold a full valid driving licence with access to their own vehicle. For more information and to arrange an informal discussion please contact HR@picscare.co.uk in the first instance.
Hours: 16 hours per week (days TBD with successful candidate) Salary: £16,000 – £19,000 pro rata Benefits: 30 Days Annual Leave + Bank Holidays, Pension Scheme (benefits pro-rata) ISP is an Independent Fostering Organisation, operating across the South East. ISP takes a therapeutic approach to working with children and is committed to promoting positive outcomes for the children and young people in placement. We are currently looking to recruit a Part Time Administrator to work 16 hours per week, to provide an administrative support service to the Bromsgrove multi-disciplinary team. The role will involve maintaining databases and electronic filing systems, managing fostering paperwork and forms as well as general administration duties. You will be expected to be set up meeting and take minutes, and provide a front of house service, so an outgoing and friendly personality as well as being well presented is essential. The successful candidate must have GCSE Maths and English (or equivalent) and Grade C or above, strong IT skills (which will be tested at interview), and ECDL (or equivalent) is desirable. Previous administration experience is essential. For an informal discussion please contact Sue Hopwood on 01494 792 999. To apply please submit a copy of your most recent CV to HR@picscare.co.uk. Suitable candidates will be required to complete a formal application pack ahead of interview.
Closing date: 20/11/2018 Start date: ASAP Contract type: Full-Time Contract term: Permanent Salary: MPS Suitable for NQT’s: Yes We are ISP. We are an independent fostering agency founded in 1987 by a small group of foster carers in Kent. They recognised the need for an integrated programme of care and specialist services for young people. We provide high-quality childcare, education and therapy for young people in need. We take a holistic view of each young person, offering individual care, and a complete range of support services that evolve with their needs. TEACHER – KS2 TO KS4 Full-Time, Term Time Only, Permanent position to commence asap A qualified, creative and enthusiastic Teacher is sought to teach a range of subjects to our small group of 34 pupils at KS2 to KS4, with an emphasis on Mathematics, at our wonderful school. We have high expectations of our pupils and adapt and build the curriculum around them and their needs. This is an exciting opportunity to join an established Group working with vulnerable children with a wide range of behavioural and emotional needs. We are a collaborative team and nurture a welcoming and supportive environment for all of our pupils and staff. For more information and an informal discussion please contact Liz Wood – Operational Manager, SENCO and DSL on 01795 523 900. To apply please submit your CV to HR@picscare.co.uk; those shortlisted will be asked to complete our application pack ahead of interview.
ISP is a well-established innovative, independent fostering provider and has been judged by Ofsted to be an outstanding foster care agency. ISP takes a therapeutic approach to working with children and is committed to promoting positive outcomes for the children and young people in placement. ISP are currently looking for a Panel member who is a qualified Social Worker and registered with HCPC, for our Doncaster panel. Panels occur every 3 to 6 weeks on a Wednesday. Attendance is paid at a rate of £200 a panel and includes reading, expenses incurred are paid separately. Applications must be made on our Application Form: CV’s alone will not be considered. For an application pack, please email HR@picscare.co.uk The successful candidate will be required to be a fully qualified Social worker holding HCPC registration and have a DBS Check; the expense will be met by ISP. Please note previous/current employers will be asked to supply a reference. ISP is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, or religion or belief. ISP is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment.
ISP is a well-established innovative, independent fostering provider and has been judged by Ofsted to be an outstanding foster care agency.  ISP takes a therapeutic approach to working with children and is committed to promoting positive outcomes for the children and young people in placement. We are currently looking for qualified, suitably experienced Independent Social Workers to undertake a variety of assessments which include Form F, Annual Home Reviews and Initial Visits. To view the full job description, please click here. Applications must be made on our Application Form: CV’s alone will not be considered. To download an application pack, please click here > Completed applications can be sent to HR@picscare.co.uk The successful candidate will be required to have a DBS Check; the expense will be met by ISP.   Please note previous/current employers will be asked to supply a reference. ISP is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, or religion or belief. ISP is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment.
 

Can’t find what you’re looking for?

We’re part of the PICS family, a group of independent fostering agencies across the UK. If you can’t find the role you’re looking for here, why not take a look at some of the fostering agencies below: Fosterplus > Orange Grove > Clifford House > PICS >