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Position:

Independent Reviewing Officer – PCS187

 

Location: Head Office, Wolverhampton

 

Closing Date: 25/11/2018

Hours of Work: 8-16 per month

Progress Foster Care recruits foster carers for children in local authority care and supports foster carers to develop their skills and knowledge to care appropriately for these children. Progress Foster Care would like to recruit reviewing officers and fostering panel members to ensure quality assurance and a critical eye is undertaken by persons not employed by the agency.

The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate the following qualifications, skills and experience:

  • A recognised social work qualification, along with substantial post qualification experience in fostering or children’s services.
  • Valid registration with the Health and Care Professionals Council (HCPC).
  • Be required to have a current DBS specific to the role
  • Good knowledge and comprehension of child care and fostering legislation, regulations, guidance and minimum standards
  • Able to work independently to ensure that progress foster carers meet NMS requirements and Progress Foster Care expectations as excellent foster carers.
  • Able to respond flexibly to the demands of the post and prioritise and meet deadlines
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills, an ability to process and provide analysis of a wide variety of information
  • Be able to work independently and provide review reports in a timely and planned way.

You will require effective reliable means of transport as the role requires travelling to head office and foster care  homes to complete reviews. We offer a competitive fee and mileage allowance.

Please note that this is a Self-Employed role.

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all employees to share this commitment and undertake appropriate checks.

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