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Adoption and Fostering Marketing & Recruitment Officer

  • Employer: Lincolnshire County Council
  • Reference: CS/23/240682
  • Published: Tue 16/05/2023, 14:31 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 04/06/2023, 14:26 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £28,371 - £31,099
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Workplace: On-Site
  • Location: Lincoln, Lincolnshire

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Adoption and Fostering Marketing & Recruitment Officer

Lincolnshire County Council Fostering Service is looking for a creative and proactive marketing professional to join our recruitment team. We would love to hear from candidates who can drive a wide range of activities through initiative campaigns to attract new foster carers  and help us retain and enrich our current fostering community. 

Lincolnshire County Council Fostering Service is an outstanding, award winning Service, and the home of Caring2Learn. We are dedicated to creating a better future for our children and young people and developing an outstanding level of service and support to those in our communities that offer our children safe and nurturing homes.

About the role:

We’re looking for a creative and proactive marketing professional to join our recruitment team to help us deliver exciting and engaging activity which raises the profile of The Lincolnshire Fostering Service and strengthens foster carer retention. We would love to hear from candidates who can drive a wide range of activities to various audiences through initiative campaigns, utilising the full marketing mix to achieve our organisational goals.

This role will be key in supporting our aims to develop new initiative marketing and advertising strategies to recruit and retain more foster carers.

Working closely with our digital engagement team, you’ll get the opportunity to work across a broad range of campaigns and make best use of available channels. This role will also include some joint working with family adoption links, providing a perspective to help steer locally.

About the team:

The immediate recruitment team is team of 9 consisting of the Marketing Officer,  Marketing assistant, 2 coordinators, 2 child and family officers, 2 lead Social Workers and a Practice supervisor although this team is apart of a wider fostering team of around 40 people. The Marketing Officer works across the team and the organisation.

About you:

This role will require excellent presentation skills and communications skills, both verbal and written, as well offline and digital marketing skills and be able to demonstrate positive engagement with local businesses and community groups.

If you’re looking for your next challenge and want the opportunity to make a big difference to our fostering community and children, we want to hear from you!

For more information on what Lincolnshire County Council has to offer please click on the following link: rewards and benefits

If you have any queries or would like to discuss the role further please contact Rebecca or call 07982828709.


Please be advised that this position may be subject to a criminal record check.

All candidates are advised to read the attached job information pack prior to making an application.

On occasion we receive significantly more applications than expected for some vacancies and under such circumstances we reserve the right to bring forward the closing date of the advertisement. We therefore strongly advise you to apply for the role promptly to avoid disappointment should the closing date be brought forward. 

We operate a talent pool scheme whereby candidates who are not successful on this occasion may be considered for a period of up to 3 months for equal positions.

Lincolnshire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.