Panel Advisor needed for the Fostering and Adoption panels for Northamptonshire County Council.
An exciting opportunity has risen within the Fostering and Adoption service in Northamptonshire for the role of Fostering and Adoption Panel Advisor. You will work alongside the other Fostering and Adoption Panel Advisor.
You must have: a minimum of 5 years direct experience of fostering and or adoption and have acted in a managerial capacity. You must also have experience of the “Best Interest Decision” process, specifically quality assuring fostering and or adoption reports and preparing for submission to the Agency Decision Maker.
The role will be to provide professional advice and guidance to Fostering and Adoption panels and ensure that arrangements for panels are coordinated in advance, run smoothly on the day, and that follow-up actions, and reports, happen as required. The postholder will quality-assure papers being prepared for panel to make sure they meet the necessary standards. The Panel Advisor will ensure that appropriately experienced and qualified panel members are recruited, inducted and receive training and annual appraisals in line with regulations.
For information or an informal discussion please email Fostering Service Manager Christine Johnson, [email protected]
To view the full job description, personal specification and application form visit the Public Sector Jobs East website.