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Fostering Recruitment Marketing Officer

  • Location

    Newham, London

  • Sector:

    Social Care

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    depending on experience

  • Contact:

    Jessica Bussell

  • Contact email:

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  • Published:

    16 days ago

  • Duration:

    on going

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Remedy Recruitment Group are currently seeking a Fostering Recruitment Marketing Officer

You will need to be:

  • SWE registered
  • Eligible to work in the UK

Job Description:

  • Daily check of CRT Mail Box. Prompt response to fostering enquiries.
  • Complete telephone interviews of prospective foster carers.
  • Complete local authority checks using Azeus database on all positive enquiries.
  • Send all positive enquiries to Team Manager
  • Load enquiries on the system for take by social workers.
  • Maintain internal trackers and excel spread sheet.
  • Attend CRT team meetings and those relating to recruitment and marketing.
  • To develop innovative, research and evidence based marketing and advertising plans based on service requirements.
  • Develop marketing materials and advertising to support Foster Carer recruitment in conjunction with corporate comms colleagues
  • Develop and implement a social media campaign
  • Develop and implement an enhanced internal and external web presence
  • Present and facilitate marketing recruitment events.
  • Work and collaborate with partner agencies and other local authorities.
  • Work within budgetary and time constraints, ensuring value for money and efficiency.
  • Monitor and evaluate activities against targets and timescales.
  • Monitor and provide feedback on the effectiveness of individual campaigns.
  • Maintain regular liaison with management to ensure effective and satisfactory marketing service delivery.
  • Liaise with internal staff and existing carers in order to develop annual marketing plans and activities to ensure effective recruitment of foster carers.
  • Develop and maintain, internal and external communications e.g. newsletters/bulletins/microsite/social media.
  • The postholder will identify opportunities for positive media coverage, partnerships and sponsorships in order to generate interest and promote LB Newham's Fostering Service.
  • To review the database of referrals in order to plan the effective marketing campaigns and to maintain records of advertising and events to ascertain the effectiveness of campaigns.
  • To work effectively with management to ensure efficient response to enquiries and leads for prospective foster carers.
  • To ensure full compliance with organisational policies, procedures and guidelines for assessing potential foster carers including child protection/safeguarding procedures.
  • Fostering enquiries-completing detailed telephone interviews to prospective foster carers, this includes making a decision in line with the fostering criteria as to whether an applicant proceeds to initial visit stage.

Why Choose Remedy?

  • Competitive pay rates
  • Access to exclusive roles that aren't available from other agencies
  • 1st tier agency
  • Up to £250 for each social work professional you refer to us who we place*

If you are interested and would like to find out more please apply to this advert with a copy of your updated CV. Alternatively, please send your CV directly