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Panel Advisor, Fostering & Adoption

Job reference: HQ00085578
Tower Hamlets
Up to £43.00 per hour
Social Worker


This vacancy has now expired.

Sanctuary Social Care is currently looking for an experienced and dedicated panel advisor to work within a fostering and adoption team based in Tower Hamlets. The ideal candidate will possess highly developed specialist knowledge of social work practice in children's services and be registered with the HCPC.

The pay rate for this locum panel advisor job is £43 (LTD Company Equivalent) per hour and is an initial 6-month contract.

- To contribute to the achievement of the authorities key purposes and to the continuous improvement of its performance.
- To advise, monitor and report on fostering and adoption practices and performance
- To ensure effective quality assurance mechanisms and systems are in place in order to achieve excellence and positive outcomes for children, prospective adoptive parents, prospective foster carers, approved foster carers, and approved adoptive parents.
- Recruitment into the new Panel which ensures it reflects the appropriate level of diversity from across our community.
- QA'ing of all papers prior to Panel meeting to ensure a high and consistent level of written report that focus on analysis and planning (evidence of Parallel planning)
- Re-writing the Terms of Reference for the new Permanency Panel so that they reflect the principles of new Permanency Pathway's.
- Ensuring compliance of the Council's policies and procedures.
- To be a member of the Adoption, Fostering and Access to Resources management team providing vision and innovation in service planning and service delivery.
- To increase knowledge and understanding of fostering, adoption and early permanency and to develop effective practice amongst social work staff

Requirements of the panel advisor:
- Degree or equivalent in social work
- Current HCPC registration
- Previously held the position of the team manager or above
- Ideally worked within Ofsted improvement

This panel advisor job is advertised by Jess Ling; if you are interested in this position please click below to apply now.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our clients' requirements.

Reasonable Adjustments:
If you consider yourself to have a disability or require any reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process or within the workplace, please highlight this at the earliest opportunity by contacting us. With this information, we will provide appropriate support to you throughout the process and into your work placement.