Panel Advisor - Fostering

Council House, Mary Steven's Park, Stourbridge, DY8 2AA
£45973 to £49382 per annum
03 Sep 2020
11 Sep 2020
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Dudley Fostering Service require a suitably qualified individual to provide professional advice to Fostering Panel.

Hours: 37 per week

Salary: Grade  13 (Subject to Pay Award)

Substantial Fostering experience is required in order to ensure the Fostering Panel is compliant with regulatory requirements.

The principal role of the panel advisor is to provide professional advice to Fostering Panel.

  • To ensure the arrangements for panel are coordinated in advance, run smoothly on the day, and that follow up actions and reports happen as required.
  • The post holder will be responsible for ensuring that the central list provides sufficient panel members to meet the needs of the family placement work.
  • To ensure all assessments are quality assured and completed within statutory guidelines and regulations.
  • To facilitate disruption and other professional meetings as they relate to the work of the Fostering Service/Panel.

The post holder will also be responsible for quality assuring assessments, meet the needs of family placement work and ensure these are completed within statutory guidelines and regulations.

For further information or an informal chat please contact Menna Davies on 01384 817030 or via email

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Benefits List - Good Work Plan Apr 20 (002).pdf

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