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Panel Member - Education

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Panel Member - Education

Up to (12) Days per year (+ training days)

We are currently looking for a Panel Member with recent experience within the Education sector to join our Fostering Panel in our Wales area.  The Wales office is based in Neath and the fostering panel meet at this office.

As a panel member your duties will include:

  • To read the circulated papers carefully before the meeting and to attend the meeting prepared to raise issues and to contribute to the panel discussion.
  • To take responsibility for participating in the making of a recommendation, on each case, drawing on both personal and professional knowledge and experience.
  • To attend at least 75 per cent of meetings of the panel.
  • To be prepared to attend additional panels if possible, if requested.
  • To participate, with other panel members, in advising on policy and procedural matters as required.
  • To address diversity issues and promote anti-discriminatory practice.
  • To safeguard the confidentiality of all panel papers and panel discussions.
  • To participate in panel induction and in panel training, which will be at least one day per year.
  • To participate constructively in the annual review of their panel membership, if this is an agency requirement.

In line with our values, we expect each panel member to ensure that all decisions are made with regard to the interest of ‘children in care,’ foster carers, and the community in which they live.

This is an exciting time to become involved with TACT and we believe there is no better organisation to be involved with for anyone passionate about Fostering and Adoption services.

Job Summary

  • Company:  Tact (The Adolescent and Children's Trust)
  • Location:  Neath , WA
  • Status:  Full Time , Permanent
  • Salary:  £150 per panel
  • Posted: 17/07/2017  
  • Job Category:  Medical/Health
  • Reference Code:  59376RCP

About Us

TACT(The Adolescent and Children’s Trust) is the UK’s largest fostering and adoption charity and voluntary agency. Established for 24 years, we currently have over 500 foster carers providing loving homes for over 600 children and young people.

As a charity everything we do is for the benefit of children in care and on the fringes of care. We are beyond profit, which means that all surplus income is invested back into our services to ensure our carers and the children in our care receive the best possible support. We also regularly campaign on behalf of vulnerable children, seeking to influence public policy and argue for positive changes.