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Staff Vacancies

Join our outstanding team

If you would like the security of working for a large organisation that still retains a ‘family’ atmosphere, would like to feel valued, respected and supported to provide an excellent service to improve the lives and outcomes for vulnerable children and young people, we would love to hear from you.

To view all our current vacancies please visit our jobs site:

As part of the Acorn Care and Education Group, we are looking for a range of enthusiastic and experienced staff from qualified Social workers and business support professionals to independent assessors and panel members across the UK.

As our organisations grow, we need like-minded people to join us. Please visit our jobs site to make the first steps towards joining our outstanding team.


Form F Assessors

We’re looking for qualified social workers to carry out Form F assessments on prospective foster carers. In return, we offer a competitive fee of £1,800 (plus travelling expenses) per completed assessment and access to training and development opportunities.

If you are a self-employed Form F Assessor working in Bristol, or Devon, with competent computer skills, experience of writing high quality reports and the ability to meet strict deadlines please complete our application form. Completed applications should be emailed to Pathway.Recruitment@fosteringsolutions.com


SW Panel members required

We are looking to recruit Panel Members for our South West and Central region. We are particularly interested in hearing from people with a background in child health. Candidates should have a sound knowledge of safeguarding issues and a good understanding and awareness of the needs of looked after children. Candidates should also have excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills and be able to promote anti discriminatory practice.

Induction training is provided for all Panel members and further training is arranged at least annually. Candidates would need to commit to attendance at Panels as agreed with the Agency and reasonable expenses would be paid to cover the cost of travel, preparation and attendance at Panels.

Job description – Panel members 

Application form 

Deadline for applications: Friday 29th August 2014

Completed applications should be emailed to Pathway.Recruitment@fosteringsolutions.com.


Interested in fostering with us?

If you would like to find out more about becoming a foster carer with us, please complete our arrange a callback form, and a member of our team will contact you to discuss your next steps.