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Independent Fostering Panel Chair

Independent Fostering Panel Chair

Posted 12 December 2019 by Team Fostering
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Base: Unit 6, Hedley Court, Orion Business Park, North Shields, Tyne & Wear NE29 7ST

Hours: Variable Monthly (depending on Panel Business)

Responsible to: Assistant Director

Pay: £394.82 per panel plus expenses (based on an average half day panel)

Team Fostering is an ethical not for profit fostering agency with a strong reputation and proven track record for providing high quality, value for money fostering placements for looked after children. We pride ourselves on our values and we expect our staff to commit to and demonstrate these values in their everyday work.

An exciting opportunity has arisen within Team Fostering to appoint an Independent Chair for the North East Regional Fostering Panel.

As an Independent Chair you will be responsible for contributing to the provision of a first class fostering service for children through the effective chairing of Fostering Panel meetings. Drawing on any relevant knowledge, experience and skills you will be required to ensure that all items of business are covered and that the monthly panel operates efficiently in accordance with fostering regulations and the policies and procedures of the agency.

A sound knowledge of fostering and the regulatory framework and standards surrounding it as well as evidence of a commitment to achieving positive outcomes for children are all essential qualities we are seeking for this post.

You will also be required to contribute to the continuous development of the agency through working effectively with the Agency Panel Adviser, the Agency Decision Maker and other Senior Managers.

A formal induction programme is provided for the successful candidate as a requirement of this post.

To request a Job Description and Person Specification along with an application pack please visit our website

Applicants are required to submit an application form and equal opportunities form which can be downloaded from our website. Unfortunately, we are unable to accept CVs.

The closing date for applications is 9 am Friday 17 January 2020.

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 29 January 2020.

This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure

Please note if you are shortlisted for interview, we will contact you via the email you have provided. Please ensure you check your emails regularly.

Please note we are not currently accepting applications via employment agencies

Required skills

  • Communication Skills
  • Not for Profit
  • Regulations
  • Relationship Management
  • Fostering

Reference: 39552678

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