Fostering Panel Member – Midlands


Home based for preparation. Panel held in Bromsgrove (B60)


£38 per hour plus a travel allowance of 45p per mile.

The role

We are currently seeking self-employed, independent fostering Panel Members to join our central list for our Midlands region in Bromsgrove, Worcestershire.

Ideal candidates

Previous panel experience isn’t essential, and we are looking at recruiting panel members from a wide variety of backgrounds, in particular,  former or current Foster Carers (including Foster Carers registered with other agencies).   We also welcome applications from:

  • Former looked after children
  • Panel Chairs and Vice Chairs
  • Experienced fostering Social Workers
  • Professionals with a background in health and education

You must have had experience either professionally or personally or both, of the placement of children in foster care.

Applicants must be able to contribute to all fostering panel functions including; making recommendations on the assessment and approval of foster carer applicants, foster carer reviews and terminations of approval and be able to demonstrate a thorough and robust approach to assessing written information.

There will be some additional requirements for some Panel Members such as a social work qualification. 

How to apply

To apply please email with your CV and a covering letter. If selected for interview candidates will be required to complete an Application Form and Equality & Diversity Monitoring Form available from our website.

Please note that all appointments are subject to a DBS check (provided by the successful candidate)  and receipt of satisfactory references.

Closing Date: 7 February 2019