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Independent Reviewing Officer – Sessional

  • Employer - Team Fostering
  • Reference number -
  • Sector - Not for profit
  • Department - Fostering Service
  • Location - Teesside
  • Salary - £31.02 per hour
  • Duration - Permanent
  • Hours - Various
  • Closing date - Thursday, 31 May 2018 09:00


We are looking for an Independent Reviewing Officer based in the South Tees region.OurIndependent Reviewing Officerscontribute to the provision of a first class fostering service for children byensuring that every Team Fostering foster carer’s terms of approval is reviewed at least once annually as required by the Fostering Regulations.

Independent Reviewing Officers chair foster carer reviews and produce high quality reports for Team Fostering on a self-employed basis. As part of the preparation for a review they also conduct audits of the agency files to ensure a high standard of recording is maintained. Individuals will have the necessary social work and management skills and experience to undertake this task, to contribute to the maintenance of quality standards within the organisation.

Key Tasks:

·        Chair foster carer reviews at least once annually as required by the Fostering Regulations, following an agenda agreed by Team Fostering

·        Provide high quality reports which are clear and concise and follow an agreed format

·        Make recommendations to the agency regarding the carer(s) and household suitability for fostering

·        Develop positive relationships within the team, in order to promote and implement the process.

·        Provide regular analytical reports to the agency identifying examples of excellent or poor practice, themes and trends, feedback on children’s views and suggestions for development, change to practice, the service or policies and procedures.

If you wish to discuss this role further please contact Raheeda Inayat, Quality Standards Manager on 0114 261 7762 or by email at

Contact information

An application pack can be downloaded from our website at

Please note Team Fostering does not accept CV’s.

All posts require Enhanced DBS Disclosure.

Interview information

Tuesday 19 June

Please note if you are shortlisted for interview we will contact you via the email you have provided. Please ensure you check your emails regularly.

How to apply

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