Hours: Variable Monthly (depending on Panel Business)
Responsible to: Assistant Director
Pay: To be discussed
Team Fostering is an ethical, not for profit, fostering agency with a firm commitment to ‘Putting Children’s Futures First’. 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 Yorkshire and East Midlands 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 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 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.
For an informal discussion please contact Dean Howson, Assistant Director on 0114 261 7762 or by email on email@example.com
Team Fostering is firmly committed to the principle of equal opportunities in employment. To obtain copies of Team Fostering’s Equality and/or Safeguarding Statement please contact us on the number below. Team Fostering is recognised as being part of the Positive about Disabled People scheme.
How to complete our application form
Equal opportunities monitoring form
You can also request an application form by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
(Please note requests made by email may take up to 48 hours to process).
Team Fostering does not accept CV applications.
All posts require Enhanced DBS Disclosure
Closing Date: 5:00 pm on Monday 23 June 2014
Interviews: 4 July 2014
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.