Fostering Panel Member – Yorkshire

Location

Home based for preparation. Panel held in Wakefield (WF2)

Package

£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 Yorkshire region in Wakefield, West Yorkshire.

Ideal candidates

Previous panel experience isn’t essential.  We look at recruiting panel members from a wide variety of backgrounds including professionals with a background in health and education or experienced fostering Social Workers.  On this occasion we are particularly looking for individuals who are former looked after children or former/current Foster Carers including Foster Carers who are registered with another agency.

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.

How to apply

To apply please email jobs@thecft.org.uk 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: 30 September 2019