Fostering Review Officer

Saltisford Office Park, Ansell Way, Warwick,CV34 4UL
£33,136 - £35,229
13 Feb 2019
02 Mar 2019
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Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern

Fostering is a central service with two bases, one in Warwick and one in Bedworth. We assess and support all fostering carers including mainstream, connected persons and Special guardianship carers. We have committed managers and staff and are a friendly and supportive team. 

The Role

37.0 Hours per Week

The Fostering Review Officer (FRO) role was created approx 2 years ago. The role is vital and offers objectivity to the foster home review process. The FRO quality assures all reports, ensures professionals and children have shared their views, decides if the report goes to Fostering panel or the Agency Decision Maker (ADM) and pulls together themes and patterns for the service. The FRO also offers telephone discussions or visits to foster carers. 

Key Requirements

We are looking for an individual with a good understanding of fostering and the fostering panel process.

This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.

For further information please see the attached Job Description & Person Specification.

Additional Information & How to Apply

For further information about the role please contact the hiring manager: Tracy Avill - 01926 742573 / 

Closing Date: 28th February 2019

Interview Date: 19th March 2019

To apply for this vacancy please click on the ‘Apply’ button.

Our method of application is online, you will also be required to upload a supporting statement of how you meet the essential criteria.

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Rewards & Benefits of working for Warwickshire

It really is true that every single job role here at Warwickshire County Council contributes to bettering the lives of the people in our County; we want to do this for our employees, too. We are proud of our strong flexible working culture, including the opportunity for flexibility on working hours, technology to support remote working (such as light laptops and phones where the role allows).

Time to recharge is so important; we provide a generous holiday allowance which rises as you remain in employment with us. You get all Bank and public holidays off, plus all staff are given an extra day of holiday over Christmas.

As if that wasn’t enough, you’ll also have access to membership of the Local Government contributory pension scheme, childcare vouchers, a host of enhanced family friendly policies and some of the very best Learning and Development training courses to support your ongoing development.

We welcome applications from everyone and value diversity in our workforce.

Supporting documents
Job Description and Person Specification

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