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DATE ADDED: Thu 01/11/2018

Fostering Assessment Manager - Home Based

east midlands region, UK


JOB TYPE: Permanent

A leading with an excellent reputation is looking for a Fostering Assessment Manager to be based across their East Midlands region. This role offers the flexibility for HOME WORKING and covers regions such as Nottinghamshire / Leicestershire / Northamptonshire and Milton Keynes.

As the Assessment Manager you will manage the assessment process of potential foster carers. You will work with the assessment team to continually develop and improve the quality and efficiency of the foster carer recruitment process 

This role is initially a fixed term contract for 12 months with the possibility of a permanent contract.

Brief over view of responsibilities:

  • Promote and protect the IFA to continue to attract high quality Foster Carers
  • Allocation of assessments both internally and externally to freelance assessors.
  • Provide high quality and quick response to allocation management
  • Carry out Form F assessments, completing in line with prescribed standards.
  • Participates in regional recruitment plans, developing activities to ensure the IFA have a pool of freelance assessors in line with business needs.
  • Manage the outcomes and performance of the assessment team
  • Facilitates regional freelance assessor training

You will be / have:

  • A qualified Social Worker HCPC registration
  • Significant prior experience of working directly within a fostering team / IFA
  • A good knowledge of the fostering assessment process
  • A confident decision maker 
  • An excellent communicator with the ability to form strong working relationships both internally and externally
  • An excellent eye for detail 
  • The ability to supervise others in the quality assurance of fostering assessments.

The salary is £37,000 + £3,000 car allowance, with excellent benefits

This is an excellent role and career opportunity, to move away from case carrying and progress in to a management role, for an applicants with strong experience and understanding of the assessment and panel process.

For further information around the organisation and role and a JD, please contact Harriet Connolly on 0121 323 3720 / 07740 773499 / #removed#

Iris Resourcing is an unrivalled specialist resourcing partner to the looked after children’s social work sector, with a targeted focus across fostering & adoption: With a focus on permanent recruitment, we work strategically to find the ideal fit, matching experience, skills and aspirations.

If the above role is not suitable, but you are looking for a move within the sector, please do make contact to discuss what you may be looking for and other available opportunities




Role: Fostering Assessment Manager - home based
Job Type: Permanent
Location: east midlands region,

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