Panel Advisor

West Midlands


Salary: From £32.33 to £32.33 per hour

Job description

Panel Advisor

HCL Workforce Solutions is looking to recruit locum a Panel Advisor to work in an Adoption and Fostering Panel team for our master vend client, a children’s trust in the Birmingham area of the West Midlands for a year-long placement.

About the role

The post would be at Grade 5 level and someone who would be responsible for advising the Panel on both Adoption and Fostering cases as at BCT we hold Permanence panels where any of these cases will be considered

Cases such as ( not exclusive list)

  • Suitable to foster, mainstream, and connected assessments
  • FCR reviews
  • Deregistration and no longer suitable to foster
  • Suitable to adopt
  • Matches for adoption
  • Plans of adoption for children

The panel advisor needs to have suitable experience in both Adoption and Fostering and will be involved in reading and checking that Papers are compliant and ready to be heard in a Panel meeting/ other and we work to timely deadlines

In the current climate, we will need an individual who is confident in using Microsoft Teams in setting up Virtual panel meetings etc

We have been working with this council for over five years as a master vendor, and have placed hundreds of social work professionals there

It is an exciting time to join the team in Birmingham – since they relaunched as a Children’s Trust in April 2018, there has been significant progress in development across all of the children’s social care services they provide. The work our candidates carry out, building relationships, and supporting some of the most disadvantaged young people in the city is vitally important – the focus on delivering great social work remains paramount.

What you will need for this role:

  • You must have the right to work in the UK
  • SWE registration
  • Relevant social work qualification with at least 2 years post-qualifying experience
  • Current DBS/DBS Update Service
  • Access to a car and a full UK driving licence
  • Adoption / Fostering background

Who are HCL Workforce Solutions?

HCL Workforce Solutions provides services to both public and private sector organisations, covering Qualified Social Workers of all specialities including Children and Families to Adult Services and approved mental health professionals. HCL are at the forefront of qualified and unqualified social care provision.

Before placing you in any social work role, we will make sure that the job matches your skillset and is aligned with your ambitions as a social work professional. A healthy work-life balance is crucial to long-term success in any sort of career, so we will make great efforts to match you with roles that can accommodate your personal needs and commitments.

We believe that motivation and job satisfaction are key to ensuring that you are able to deliver the highest possible standard of care to every service user you encounter, so our recruitment practices reflect this.

Benefits of working with HCL :

  • A lucrative referral scheme
  • Weekly payments
  • Dedicated registration team to help you through the process
  • Career support and guidance from an experienced consultant
  • Full preparation and support before the interview and throughout your placement

Interested in taking the next step in your career?

We’d love to speak to you about this role and client – if you’re interested in having a chat in more detail about the position, apply online today with your CV.

You can also give Caitlyn West a call on 02078618777 to discuss any questions you may have.

If this isn’t the role for you, we work with local authorities and private employers throughout the UK – give us a call to discuss how we can help find you the perfect social work role for you!

HCL is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications regardless of sex, age, race, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, religion and belief, pregnancy and maternity or disability

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