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Form F Assessors - Norfolk

We're looking for Form F Assessors in Norfolk

We are often looking for independent assessors to work with our foster carers during the assessment process. You will need to be a qualified Social Worker, HCPC registered with experience of completing Form Fs to a high standard. Generous rates offered. Requirements for the role:

  • A qualified social worker
  • Three years post qualification experience
  • HCPC registered for at least one year
  • Experience in completing Form F assessments
  • Your own transport and to be willing to travel
  • To pass statutory and company checks

Please send your CV, along with a covering letter to recruitment@bsnsocialcare.co.uk.

 

Form F Assessors - East London

We're looking for Form F Assessors in East London

We are often looking for independent assessors to work with our foster carers during the assessment process. You will need to be a qualified Social Worker, HCPC registered with experience of completing Form Fs to a high standard. Generous rates offered. Requirements for the role:

  • A qualified social worker
  • Three years post qualification experience
  • HCPC registered for at least one year
  • Experience in completing Form F assessments
  • Your own transport and to be willing to travel
  • To pass statutory and company checks

Please send your CV, along with a covering letter to recruitment@bsnsocialcare.co.uk.

Form F Assessors - South West

We're looking for Form F Assessors in the South West

We are often looking for independent assessors to work with our foster carers during the assessment process. You will need to be a qualified Social Worker, HCPC registered with experience of completing Form Fs to a high standard. Generous rates offered. Requirements for the role:

  • A qualified social worker
  • Three years post qualification experience
  • HCPC registered for at least one year
  • Experience in completing Form F assessments
  • Your own transport and to be willing to travel
  • To pass statutory and company checks

Please send your CV, along with a covering letter to recruitment@bsnsocialcare.co.uk.

Form F Assessors - Midlands

We're looking for Form F Assessors in the Midlands

We are often looking for independent assessors to work with our foster carers during the assessment process. You will need to be a qualified Social Worker, HCPC registered with experience of completing Form Fs to a high standard. Generous rates offered. Requirements for the role:

  • A qualified social worker
  • Three years post qualification experience
  • HCPC registered for at least one year
  • Experience in completing Form F assessments
  • Your own transport and to be willing to travel
  • To pass statutory and company checks

Please send your CV, along with a covering letter to recruitment@bsnsocialcare.co.uk.

Form F Assessors - Central Region (Cambridge)

We're looking for Form F Assessors in Cambridge

We are often looking for independent assessors to work with our foster carers during the assessment process. You will need to be a qualified Social Worker, HCPC registered with experience of completing Form Fs to a high standard. Generous rates offered. Requirements for the role:

  • A qualified social worker
  • Three years post qualification experience
  • HCPC registered for at least one year
  • Experience in completing Form F assessments
  • Your own transport and to be willing to travel
  • To pass statutory and company checks

Please send your CV, along with a covering letter to recruitment@bsnsocialcare.co.uk.

 

Panel Members - London

We are currently looking for individuals, preferably with a medical background particularly relating to children, to become members of our fostering Panel.

The Panel brings together a pool of individuals with valuable, relevant experience in the field of family placement. From diverse perspectives, they are able to make informed judgments upon the suitability of prospective and current foster carers to provide a high standard of physical and emotional care to children and young people, where their development and potential can be nurtured and actively encouraged.

Panel recommend approval and de-registration of foster carers, and listen to and respond to comments and/or complaints. Members also make recommendations about the first foster carer annual review and any other matters contained in statutory requirements.

In general, Panel takes place every third Wednesday at 10am until completion, approximately 3-5 hours and lunch is provided. Members are not expected to attend every Panel, once a month would suffice. Expenses are paid for attendance, dependant on the agenda, and for mileage/parking/travel/childcare.

**Applicants must be in a located within a 20 mile radius of Harrow on the Hill**

If you are interested, CV’s can be sent to info@nexusfostering.co.uk for the attention of Lorraine Kitts, Panel Co-Ordinator or call 020 8864 6040 to discuss further.

Placements Officer - Harrow

Title: Placements Officer

Salary: £22,000- £24,000

Location: Harrow

Nexus Fostering is a well-established and highly regarded fostering agency. Set up in 2002 by qualified and experienced social workers, Nexus Fostering continues to be owned and run by the same founding team today. We place a high premium on the quality of support and care we provide to every one of our foster carers and, in turn, the children and young people placed with them.

We are delighted that this has been recognised by the Government’s inspection body, Ofsted, with an award of 'Outstanding’, the highest standard of excellence.

MAIN PURPOSE:

The placements officer will respond to placement requests and identify placements and service solutions. They will also develop and maintain relationships with Local Authority Placement teams, promote vacancies and undertake other associated administration roles to ensure that the highest possible standard of appropriate placements are found for children and young people who are referred to Nexus Fostering. There will be a small element of sales to the role, however this is not the hard sell you have with most roles, it is mainly about starting and maintaining relationships to ensure our expected standard of operational excellence.

THE ROLE:

  • Receive referrals and make appropriate matching decisions and record relevant information concerning children and young people on the company's database
  • In consultation with the directors ensure that each child or young person is carefully matched with a carer capable of meeting their needs
  • Meticulously maintain our database of information relating to referrals, customers, children, young people, and foster carers
  • Liaise with stakeholders regarding the placements of our children and young people and ensure that all relevant agreements are obtained and completed
  • Obtain funding agreements and complete Local Authority Contracts
  • Liaise with Local Authority customers to promote Nexus Fostering
  • Actively Participate in monthly supervision
  • Maintain the system for recording Local Authority details

THE PERSON:

  • Due to the nature of our business you must be committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children and young people at all times
  • Empathy and understanding is a must alongside and impeccable telephone manner
  • Experience in a similar environment is desired although not essential
  • Some sales experience would be advantageous although it is not about the hard sell more about the relationships.
  • Experience of utilising a wide range if IT packages including word, excel and outlook is essential
  • Being able to communicate to people at all levels and all walks of life is an ABSOLUTE MUST
  • Be able to process distressing, sensitive and confidential information in a professional and empathetic manner.
  • It is ESSENTIAL to have strong administration and SALES SKILLS, although this would be more of a "soft sell", and be able to work with absolute confidentiality and attention to detail

Please send your CV and covering letter to us via email - hr@bsnsocialcare.co.uk

Interviews are to be held on the 7th August 2017