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Team Manager (Panel Advisor)

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County Hall, Matlock
Salary details
Grade 13 £23,181.48 - £25,002.96 per annum
Job term
Part Time
Appointment type
18 hours and 30 minutes per week
Closing Date
10 December 2023
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Professional Advisor – Fostering and Adoption – part time job share

Providing Agency Advice to the Fostering Panels, it is essential that you will have a good understanding of all relevant Fostering and childcare legislation and regulations as well as the Agency’s policies, procedures and practice. Effective communication and negotiation skills and an attention to detail are required in the role as responsibilities will include liaison with the agency, Agency Decision Maker, Chair and the Panels as well as on-going liaison with and feedback to relevant social work teams, and Panel Business support to ensure that an efficient and quality assured service is provided. _

You will be an experienced chair and Chair quality assurance meetings and subsequently provide advice to the Agency Decision maker regarding proposed care plans of adoption

You will also Chair professionals meetings when foster carers express a wish to offer adoption to a child in their care

 Ensure that panels are organised and quorate working closely and collaboratively with the panel administrators and the service

Responsible for the recruitment, and appraisal of panel members and arrange relevant development and training

Provisional interview date: week commencing 18 December 2023 



Due to this post having access to children and/or vulnerable adults, the successful candidate will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided. Click here to see our policy on criminal background checks.