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Form F Assessors

Gloucestershire, Wiltshire and Swindon region

Salary: Competitive rate per assessment

Community Foster Care is looking to recruit Qualified Social Workers to work as Form F Assessors in the Gloucestershire, Wiltshire and Swindon region working on a sessional basis, earning a competitive fee per completed assessment.

Successful applicants will undertake competency-based Form F Assessments on prospective foster carers in their area of choice. They will have a recognised qualification in social work, hold a valid HCPC registration and have prior experience of undertaking Form F Assessments, ideally in the Fostering Network format or the BAAF format.

Community Foster Care offers a competitive fee per assessment and comprehensive, professional support and continued professional development.


  • Current HCPC registration.
  • Recognised professional social work qualification.
  • Knowledge of child care legislation and other relevant legislation/initiatives pertaining to foster care.
  • Willingness to work on a flexible basis, e.g. evenings and weekends.
  • Ability to produce high-quality family assessments.
  • Confidence and proficiency in presenting to local authority and agency panels.
  • Driving license and own transport.
  • Ability to work in the UK without visa restrictions.


  • 2 years of post-qualification experience in family placement.
  • Strong IT skills.


  • Competitive fee per assessment.
  • Comprehensive professional support.
  • Ongoing training provided for all sessional social workers.