Independent Form F Assessor

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Contract / Freelance

1,700 per completed assessment (inclusive of travel costs)

** £1,700 per assessment + up to £250 expenses per assessment**

Due to ongoing expansion of our Fostering services, Five Rivers Child Care Ltd are looking to recruit Independent Form F Assessors to cover our offices throughout the UK. Working closely with other members of the Five Rivers Family Placement Service, you will support potential foster carers through the Form F process and attend panel.

The successful applicants must have the following experience:

  • Recognised professional social work qualification. (DipSW or equivalent)
  • Knowledge of child care legislation and other relevant legislation/initiatives pertaining to foster care.
  • Experience of working within a fostering service
  • Experience of undertaking competence-based Form F Assessments
  • Willingness to work on a flexible basis, e.g. evenings and weekends.
  • Ability to produce high-quality written assessment reports.
  • Confidence and proficiency in presenting to Fostering Panels.
  • Clean driving license and own transport.

The successful candidates must have HCPC registration and will be subject to a DBS check and MUST have 2 year's post qualification experience in the UK.

** £1,700 per assessment + up to £250 expenses per assessment”

Five Rivers is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Children and Young People, applicants must be willing to undergo appropriate child protection screening, including employment references and DBS check.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

Five Rivers is an Investor in People and Equal Opportunities employer


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