Independent Form F Assessor

Role Type
Contract / Freelance

**Up to 2000 per assessment**

** Up to £2000 per assessment**

Five Rivers Child Care is a leading independent Social enterprise that works with “Looked-after Children” who require specialist placements throughout England and Ireland. Being a Social Enterprise means that we care passionately about creating positive social impacts. We are a child-centred, adaptable and innovative in how our services are designed. We demonstrate resilience, ethical commitment and value for money when partnering with outside agencies.

Due to ongoing expansion of our Fostering services, Five Rivers Child Care are looking to recruit Independent Form F Assessors to cover the Mid - Cornwall area. 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.

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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