Team Fostering recruits staff that are committed to making a positive difference to children and young people in our care. The entire focus of the agency is on support, not just for children and carers but also for staff.
In March 2016, an Ofsted report highlighted that ‘there are excellent arrangements for the support, supervision and training of staff who work at Team Fostering.’
We offer a range of attractive employee benefits including:
We offer generous salaries which are regularly reviewed and bench-marked with other employers to ensure that we remain competitive.
Flexible Working Arrangements
We offer a range of flexible working arrangements to support you in your work life balance, including flexi-time and TOIL.
We offer all staff 30 days annual leave each year, plus 8 Bank Holidays (pro-rata if part-time).
We have a Contributory Pension Scheme in place for all eligible employees.
Death in Service
In the event of an employees’ death, Team Fostering will pay the nominated beneficiary a sum equivalent to twice the deceased employees’ annual salary. This benefit is only available to staff under the age of 65.
Team Fostering offers a generous company sick pay scheme.
Loyalty Bonus Scheme
Team Fostering recognises long term service through a bonus scheme, bonus payments are made to staff for every 5 years of service.
Team Fostering will fund the cost of an eye test for those members of staff who use display screen equipment, as well as a contribution of £50 towards glasses.
We offer a childcare voucher scheme operated through Busy Bees (where applicable).
Employee Benefits Discount Scheme
All employees are able to access a range of employee benefits including discounts at over 400 retailers and service providers.
Learning & Development
Team Fostering is keen to develop its own staff to a high standard, and many of our employees have been with us for many years. As we have grown as a company we have encouraged existing employee’s development to enable them to fill more senior positions. We have a strong culture of:
Positive about Disability
Team Fostering has been awarded the ‘Disability’ symbol. It is recognition from the Job Centre Plus to employers in Great Britain who have agreed to take action to meet the five commitments regarding the employment retention, training and career development of disabled employees.
We agree to:
We support employees with monthly supervisions with line managers and continued support from other managers, encouragement to pursue training and career development opportunities.