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Assessment Manager

Job Title: Assessment Manager

Salary: Up to £37,000, + £3,000 Car Allowance

Home Based covering East Midlands. Including but not limited to Peterborough, Bedfordshire, Leicester, Nottingham, Northampton and surrounding areas. 

As the largest Independent Fostering Agency we are looking for highly skilled practitioners to manage and co-ordinate a team of assessors, to ensure the approval of high quality Foster Carers, whilst ensuring Fostering Regulations, national minimum standards and regulatory requirements are met.

The Assessment Manager will manage the assessment element of an applicant’s ‘carer journey’. As part of the National Assessment Service, You will oversee applications to foster from receipt of positive initial visits through to presentation to a fostering panel if the assessment is successful. In addition the post holder will work with the Head of the National Assessment Service and Leading Assessment Managers to develop a pool of suitable freelance assessors, allocate assessments to assessors and supervise their work. This must be undertaken in a manner which ensures that NFA Group provides a high quality and professional services for local authorities placing children and young people.

You will be an experienced Social Worker with first-hand knowledge of fostering assessments and the ability to ensure that they are completed to a high standard in line with agency and regulatory requirements. You will possess excellent knowledge of relevant fostering policies, regulation and legislation.  You will have excellent written and verbal communication skills and be computer literate, with a current driving licence as this role will require travel to regional offices within the NFA group.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all employees to share this commitment and undertake appropriate checks.

We are an Equal Opportunities employer.

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Permanent - Full Time


Up to £37,000 per annum + £3,000 car allowance


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