Social Work

Form F Assessors

Form F Assessor Jobs


Location: Nationwide (see below)

Salary: £2,000 plus £250 for early completion, 0.45p per mile.

Compass Fostering are an independent fostering agency who care for nearly 2,000 children and young people and providing the best possible care to all children within the community is at the heart of what we do. Compass operate a ‘Potential not Perfection’ strategy throughout the assessment process and will always look at applicants’ potential to provide a safe and loving home to a young person.

We currently have form f assessor jobs in the following areas:

  • Northampton
  • Doncaster
  • Stroud
  • Brighton
  • York
  • Newton Aycliffe
  • Lincoln
  • Norwich
  • Weymouth
  • Coventry
  • Harrogate
  • Loughborough
  • Nottingham
  • Manchester
  • Gravesend
  • Huddersfield
  • Whitstable
  • Torquay

You will have a relevant professional qualification in social work, together with valid SWE registration. You will also have experience of undertaking assessments of potential foster carers. A good knowledge of the fostering regulations, childcare law and safeguarding issues is essential. You will be able to demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills.

You will need to be flexible and have the capability to use your initiative and work under pressure to ensure deadlines are met and to enable the smooth running of the service.

In return Compass will offer you training, guidance, a dedicated Panel and Assessment Manager, Compass have an administration team who will collate all reference and checks so you can concentrate on the assessment. Compass will continue to operate a blended approach to completing Fostering Assessments of face to face and virtual visits.

Fee per assessment: £2,000 plus £250 for early completion, 0.45p per mile.

Required education

  • Social Worker qualification

Required experience

  • Social Work: 2 years

Required licences or certifications

  • Driving Licence (preferred)
  • Social Work England (SWE) registration (required)

Compass Community is committed to safeguarding and protecting the children and young people that we work with. As such, all posts are subject to a safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records and vetting checks. We ensure that we have a range of policies and procedures in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practice across our services.

The Compass Community values equality and diversity across our workforce and aims to ensure our staff community is reflective of the diversity of the children and young people within our care. In support of this commitment, we welcome applications from individuals of Black, Asian and ethnic minority backgrounds

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