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2 x Positions: Panel Chair and Panel Vice Chair 


Payment: Panel Chair £350.00 Panel Vice Chair: £200.00


Hours: As and when required – we currently hold up to 8 panel meetings per year. All applicants must be flexible.


Location: Denshaw, Saddleworth


Closing date for applications: 19th August 2018


Safehouses Fostering Panel has a crucial role in the provision and monitoring of foster care for our children and young people. They make decisions about approval, the terms of approval and assessing the continuing ability of Safehouses Fostering foster carers to meet the needs of children is a sensitive and critical task in order that children’s welfare is paramount.


Please see the full Job Description / Person Specification or to apply for the post download an Application Form


For further information about the job or for a postal application pack- Email:  or telephone: 01457 829 111

Position: Form F Assessor 


Salary: £1700 per assessment on completion and presentation to Panel, plus mileage.


We are looking for qualified and highly experienced social workers to undertake competency-based Form F Assessments.

Essential Criteria

  • Recognised qualification such as CQSW, DipSW or BA in Social Work,
  • Registered with HCPC,
  • Have experience of undertaking Form F assessments using the BAAF 2017 format,
  • Have knowledge of CHARMS database,
  • Be able to produce quality assessments which meet Fostering Regulations,
  • Adhere to timescales set prior to the assessment,
  • Confident to present the assessment to Safehouses Panel,
  • Knowledge of Ofsted, National Minimum Standards for Fostering Services,

Safehouses is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all.

To apply for the role of Form F Assessor please download an Application Form.


For further information about the job or for a postal application form email:  or telephone: 01457 829 111