Fostering Panel Member - LGBTQ+

Fostering Panel Member - LGBTQ+


Role: Fostering Panel Member – LGBTQ+

Southern Counties Panel

Panel Locations: Burgess Hill

Salary: £200 per full day + mileage

Required on average one Tuesday per month - dates generally set several months in advance

Orange Grove Fostercare is seeking a Care Leaver to be join our Southern Counties Fostering Panel, which are held in Burgess Hill on the third Tuesday of each month

Attendance is paid at a rate of £200 per full day Panel + mileage, or £100 per half day. Attendance at training on average once a year is also paid and can take place at any Orange Grove Fostercare office

Orange Grove
Carer Recruitment
As and When
Contract Type
Self Employed
200 per full day
Geographical Location
Burgess Hill
Position Reference
Closing Date
Ref No

Role Details


  • To attend and participate in Panel meetings in accordance with the regulations, policies and procedures of Orange Grove Fostercare, helping to determine the most appropriate outcomes for prospective Foster Carer applications.
  • To prepare for Panel meetings, reading Panel papers carefully, identifying key issues and alerting as appropriate.
  • To contribute to the Panel’s consideration of cases and to the making of clear and well evidenced recommendations in line with your experience as someone with experience of LGBTQ+ issues either first hand or in a professional capacity, and preferably within the care sector.
  • To ensure that all those attending Panel are treated with respect and courtesy.
  • To address diversity issues and promote anti-discriminatory practice at all times.
  • Check and agree draft minutes with other Panel members before they are sent to the Agency Decision Maker.
  • To ensure that issues of concern, in relation both to individual cases and to more general matters are raised as appropriate.
  • To safeguard the confidentiality of all Panel papers and Panel discussions.

For an informal discussion about this post please contact Clare Wilcox on 07791 507 139.

To be considered for this position please submit an application and we will be in touch.