Location: Anvil Court, Abertillery, Blaenau Gwent / Home Working
Contract: 12 months fixed term / 12 month secondment
Leading the co-ordination of regional marketing and recruitment activity to increase the number of local authority foster carers in line with the requirements of the Foster Wales campaign
This post can also be offered as a secondment opportunity. Before applying for this as a secondment opportunity, candidates should seek approval to be released from their current post by their Line Manager. Secondments are available to permanent staff of the Authority only.
An exciting opportunity has arisen to be a part of a national/ regional team to ensure the South East Wales region is ready for the launch of Foster Wales and to provide ongoing marketing support thereafter. Foster Wales is a national / local authority initiative to increase the numbers of local authority foster carers.
The successful candidate will need to have qualifications and experience in marketing, campaign planning and delivery, with experience of working across traditional and digital media. They will need to have great communication (verbal and written) and engagement skills as they will be working with personnel from the 5 different local authorities.
If successful you will benefit from direction and guidance from the Foster Wales National Marketing Manager, support from other regional marketing officers, and monthly professional supervision from the Regional Development Manager
The South East Wales region has an excellent track record of working well together to improve outcomes for children and young people. Foster Wales is a very important area of work in helping us achieve this. If you feel you have the passion and drive to ensure we achieve our goal to increase the numbers of local authority foster carers we would welcome your application. Interviews will take place on the 10th of February 2021
The position carries an Approved Casual Car User Allowance therefore access to a vehicle for work purposes is a requirement.
Thorough pre-employment screening is undertaken during the recruitment process. The postholder will be required to complete an application for a Disclosure of Criminal Records.
Closing Date: 28th January 2021
Interview Date: 10th February 2021
How to Apply
Please apply online via the link provided.
Please note, we do not accept CVs submitted without a fully completed online application form.