Independent Chair Fostering Panel - £405 Per Panel
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Closing Date: 11.01.2019 / Job Ref: C/ICFP / Directorate: People / Service: Children's Social Care and Safeguarding / Location: Most Panel Meetings take place within the Town Hall, Barnsley, South Yorkshire

Working Arrangements: Panels normally take place at the rate of 2 per month on dates agreed for the year.

The rate per panel includes preparation reading for panel and subsequent approval of minutes.

The expected duration of each panel is 6 hours but some may be shorter and occasionally some may be longer.

There may be some additional hours for training or appraisal or other activity appropriate to an independent chair and would be paid at £45 per hour.

Fixed Term for 3 years from the date of the first Panel undertaken, on a self-employed basis.

Salary: Post is paid per Panel.

The rate is £405 per panel. The contract specifies 20 panels per year but in the case of additional panels or additional required activities the post holder would be paid at the rate of £45 per hour.

Job Share: This post IS NOT open to Job Share or for Secondment.

Flexible Working is not in operation for this post, although there could be some flexibility about the dates of Panels.

This post closes at 11:59pm on the date specified. 
 
This post requires an Enhanced DBS Check  

If you are currently living overseas or have lived overseas in the last five years please be aware, if you are the preferred candidate for the post, you will be required to apply for an overseas criminal records check from the country/countries you have resided in. If you experience difficulty in obtaining an overseas criminal record check please email dbs@barnsley.gov.uk

We are looking to recruit a candidate who is enthusiastic, dynamic and committed to ensuring that Foster Carers are recruited and retained who are competent to meet the needs of vulnerable children.

You must have a social work qualification and sufficient knowledge and understanding of Fostering to inspire confidence and assist the Panel in reaching appropriate decisions regarding the approval of carers.

Panels normally take place at the rate of 2 per month on dates agreed for the year. The rate per panel includes preparation reading for panel and subsequent approval of minutes.

The expected duration of each panel is 6 hours but some may be shorter and occasionally some may be longer.

There may be some additional hours for training or appraisal or other activity appropriate to an independent chair and would be paid at £45 per hour.

Please use the documents below to help support you with your application form.

 

Job Profile: Independent Chair Fostering Panel - Responsibilities.doc.doc

Vacancy Exposure Profile: Independent Chair Fostering Panel - Exposure Profile.doc.doc

 

Please read our tips before you start your application form for Barnsley Council.

 

The council offers a wide variety of employee rewards to attract, develop, motivate and retain the very best people in every role.

 

Barnsley Council is passionate about equal opportunities and welcomes candidates with a broad diversity of talent. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

CVs and applications submitted via other sites, will not be considered.

Vacancy Description
Closing Date: 11.01.2019 / Job Ref: C/ICFP / Directorate: People / Service: Children's Social Care and Safeguarding / Location: Most Panel Meetings take place within the Town Hall, Barnsley, South Yorkshire
 

Working Arrangements: Panels normally take place at the rate of 2 per month on dates agreed for the year.

The rate per panel includes preparation reading for panel and subsequent approval of minutes.

The expected duration of each panel is 6 hours but some may be shorter and occasionally some may be longer.

There may be some additional hours for training or appraisal or other activity appropriate to an independent chair and would be paid at £45 per hour.

Fixed Term for 3 years from the date of the first Panel undertaken, on a self-employed basis.

Salary: Post is paid per Panel.

The rate is £405 per panel. The contract specifies 20 panels per year but in the case of additional panels or additional required activities the post holder would be paid at the rate of £45 per hour.

Job Share: This post IS NOT open to Job Share or for Secondment.

Flexible Working is not in operation for this post, although there could be some flexibility about the dates of Panels.

This post closes at 11:59pm on the date specified. 
 
This post requires an Enhanced DBS Check  

If you are currently living overseas or have lived overseas in the last five years please be aware, if you are the preferred candidate for the post, you will be required to apply for an overseas criminal records check from the country/countries you have resided in. If you experience difficulty in obtaining an overseas criminal record check please email dbs@barnsley.gov.uk

We are looking to recruit a candidate who is enthusiastic, dynamic and committed to ensuring that Foster Carers are recruited and retained who are competent to meet the needs of vulnerable children.

You must have a social work qualification and sufficient knowledge and understanding of Fostering to inspire confidence and assist the Panel in reaching appropriate decisions regarding the approval of carers.

Panels normally take place at the rate of 2 per month on dates agreed for the year. The rate per panel includes preparation reading for panel and subsequent approval of minutes.

The expected duration of each panel is 6 hours but some may be shorter and occasionally some may be longer.

There may be some additional hours for training or appraisal or other activity appropriate to an independent chair and would be paid at £45 per hour.

Please use the documents below to help support you with your application form.

 

Job Profile: Independent Chair Fostering Panel - Responsibilities.doc.doc

Vacancy Exposure Profile: Independent Chair Fostering Panel - Exposure Profile.doc.doc

 

Please read our tips before you start your application form for Barnsley Council.

 

The council offers a wide variety of employee rewards to attract, develop, motivate and retain the very best people in every role.

 

Barnsley Council is passionate about equal opportunities and welcomes candidates with a broad diversity of talent. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

CVs and applications submitted via other sites, will not be considered.