Company: Orange Grove
Contract Type: Part-time
Closing Date: 06 July 2022
Salary: 19,266 pro rata
Specific Hours: 19.5 hrs per week
Benefits: 30 days’ Annual Leave increasing to 35 days’ with length of service + Bank Holidays Company Pension, Life Assurance, Employee Discount Scheme, Bike to Work Scheme (all benefits would be pro-rated)
We are a small, friendly and supportive team who are highly motivated and are looking for someone similar to join us.
Orange Grove was founded in 1996 by two social workers who understood that strong relationships held the key to successful fostering. As with all families, relationships matter. They provide a stable platform for growth, which is why we commit time, effort and resources into nurturing them constantly.
We do this for the children in our care by getting to know them and providing a safe and positive family environment. We do it for our foster parents by treating them individually and tailoring our support to their needs. And we take care to build strong and positive relationships with local authorities
We are currently looking to recruit a Part-Time Administrator to provide an administrative support service to our fostering team.
The role will involve working within the Fostering Regulations and National Minimum Standards, maintaining databases and electronic filing systems, managing fostering paperwork and forms as well as general ad hoc administration. The post holder will also be expected to provide a meet and greet service, set up meetings, and take minutes for a variety of staff, foster parent and professional meetings
It is essential that applicants have excellent written and verbal communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills and a warm, confident personality.
Role Responsibilities include but not exhaustive list:
Interviews may take place over Microsoft Teams or in person at our Warrington Office.
We are a small, friendly and supportive team and are looking for someone similar to join us. If you need more information and an informal discussion please contact Heather Sheridan on 07900 680 494
The successful candidate will be required to complete an enhanced DBS Check, cost of which will be met by Orange Grove.
Orange Grove is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates.
Orange Grove is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment