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Independent Fostering Panel Chair
  • Employer: Wokingham Borough Council
  • Reference: CS/22/208456
  • Published: Wed 14/09/2022, 9:22 AM
  • Closing on: Thu 13/10/2022, 23:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours, Part Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: £550 per 8 hours’ worth of work (to include Panel preparation work, Panel meeting & post panel activity); anything in addition to those 8 hours of work to be paid at an hourly rate
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Wokingham Borough Council, Berkshire

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Independent Fostering Panel Chair

Wokingham Borough Council Independent Fostering Panel Chair

Wokingham Borough Council’s Fostering Service is looking for a committed, innovative, and enthusiastic professional to join our central list in the role of independent Panel Chair. Fostering Panels play a vital role in overseeing the approval of prospective foster carers and our aim is to provide high quality foster care and achieve the best possible outcomes for our children.

Location: Wokingham, Berkshire  

Payment: to be discussed at interview stage

Hours of Work: On average, monthly Panel meetings, but there are times when extra panels are required

Job description and person specification: attached

To apply: Application Form & CV

Closing date:  by 23:00 on Thursday, 13th October 2022 

Interview date: TBC

For an informal discussion, please contact:

Jasmine Grimshaw, Service Manager Corporate Parenting & Children’s Services

on 07766424061; email:


Eszter Kovacs, Panel Adviser

on 07584207212; email

Wokingham Borough Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff, other workers and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful candidates for this role will be subject to Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks along with other relevant employment checks.Wokingham is an equal opportunities employer.