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Foster Carer Annual Reviews Officer
  • Employer: Birmingham Children's Trust
  • Reference: BCT/21/176060
  • Published: Mon 10/01/2022, 9:00 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 30/01/2022, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36.5 hours per week
  • Salary: £35,745 - £43,857 (+ incentive payment of £3,000 subject to tax and NI deductions - T's & C's will Apply)
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: 1 Lancaster Circus, Birmingham, Birmingham

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Foster Carer Annual Reviews Officer

Are you interested in an exciting opportunity to join the largest IFA in England, in this new and exciting role you will undertake the Annual Reviews for Foster Carers registered with the Trust. Are you passionate about making a difference, committed to children achieving good outcomes whilst living within their foster family, with an energetic can-do will do approach, then this may be the role for you?

Who we are looking for?

The Fostering Service is on a journey to outstanding and this role is crucial in achieving this.  In this role you would be one of two Review Officers undertaking the Annual Foster Home Review for our Foster Carers.  This role is independent of the allocated Supervising Social Worker and will require you to gather the views of all of those involved in the placement of children including children and young people.  You would need to have a flexible approach to the role as our current cohort of foster carers live in all areas of the UK. You will undertake over 200 Reviews a year, therefore you need to be self-motivated, organised and have an excellent, working knowledge of the regulatory framework for Fostering.

What you can expect

  • Being part of a positive, supportive, ‘can-do’ approach to improving services
  • Receive regular support, supervision, access to excellent training and development opportunities
  • Opportunities to contribute to our service improvement journey

If you are innovative, positive, dedicated and able to embrace change and challenges whilst seeking new developmental opportunities, we would like to invite you to join our team.

Interested and want to know more contact Tracy Collins Head of Service on 07592586515 or Michelle Gardiner – Assistant Head of Service for an initial discussion on 07766924550

During this current time, there will be support with home working.