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Panel Member

| London Borough of Croydon

Job reference: Independent Panel Member – self employed

The Croydon Fostering and Permanent Panel are seeking to recruit new members to their Central List, to ensure we have a wide group of individuals available to sit on panel as required.

We are interested in receiving applications from qualified social workers who ideally have additional experience, or a qualification in a related field, for example psychology, education or have a therapeutic background, adults with care experience and registered foster carers .

All applicants will need to be able to demonstrate an excellent understanding of fostering work, the importance of permanence issues and safeguarding children and young people.

The panel is responsible hearing cases and making recommendations about the continued approval of foster carers, new foster care applications and long term fostering matches for looked after children.

Croydon is large local authority and panels are busy. We require hard working individuals who are able to commit to regular attendance at panel and supporting us to deliver the very best services and outcomes for our looked after children and young people

To apply for this role please send a copy of your CV and a maximum of 2 pages supporting statement to explain why you are suitable for this role