Form F Assessor

Location
Darby House
Salary
£2000 per assessment
Posted
29 Aug 2019
Closes
31 Mar 2020
Job Ref
TWC000003860
Contract Type
Sessional Worker
Working Pattern
Sessional Worker
Hours
Part-Time

Form F Assessor

Part-Time

£2000 per Assessment

 

Due to our continued success in recruiting foster carers we have an immediate need for Independent Form F Assessors in the Telford & Wrekin area.You would be provided with the opportunity to work with a Local Authority fostering service completing Form F’s on our behalf to increase the number of foster carers for Telford and Wrekin council.We offer competitive fees of £2000.00 per-assessment, as well as mileage expenses.Our Form F Assessors receive ongoing support, supervision.

 

•To assess and prepare prospective foster parents

•To counsel out those applicants not suitable for the organisation

•Work closely with other members of the Telford Fostering service

•To prepare Form F reports for panel

•To complete all amendments/follow ups requests once the Form F Assessment has been vetted by Telford Fostering

•To present assessments to fostering panel

•You will work independently, to a high standard and within specified timescales

•To identify and inform Telford fostering Service of any other references or checks required for the purpose of the assessment

•To use initiative.

Essential

•Eligible to work in the UK

•A UK driving licence, your own transport and willingness to travel

•A Social Work qualification and HCPC registration

•Knowledge of NMS and Fostering Services Regulations

•A sound understanding of safeguarding issues

•A minimum of 2 years post qualifying work experience in children’s services

•An ability to produce highly professional reports which are evidence based and with an emphasis on analysis

•IT skills commensurate with producing high quality reports and associated documents

•The ability and flexibility to manage your time, prioritise and organise your workload and to work to strict deadlines

•Willingness to work evenings and weekends to fit in with applicants in full time employment

•Excellent verbal and written communication skills and an eye for detail

•A thorough knowledge of the complex needs of traumatised children and how these can be met in a fostering household

•Commitment to personal development

•Previous experience of completing Form F assessments

•Experience of working in the field of fostering

•Confidence and proficiency in presenting to fostering panels

If you would like to apply to become an Independent Form F Assessor please contact Daniel Chell on 01952 383024, daniel.chell@telford.gov.uk

Please note the successful applicant must agree to an enhanced disclosure under the Disclosure and Barring Services (DBS) procedures, provide two references, hold relevant insurances and undertake statutory and company checks as part of the recruitment process.No agencies please.

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