CoramBAAF's Policy, Research and Development Team (PRD) consists of consultants who specialise in different forms of family placement from an interdisciplinary perspective including social work, law and health. As the fostering system  faces major challenges - including the increasing number of children in care, with more than ever before placed with family and friends’ carers - we are strengthening our presence in this area of work by recruiting to the new post of Kinship Care and Fostering Consultant to further support the work of our members.

The main purpose of the role is:

  • To provide leadership and direction in respect of CoramBAAF’s work to support the sector in the development of high-quality care planning, kinship care and fostering services for looked after children.
  • To develop policy and good practice in care planning, kinship care and fostering in accordance with member needs and recognised good practice.
  • To have responsibility for specific initiatives to support the work of member agencies in these areas.

For more information about the main duties and responsibilities of this role, and to access the application form, please visit  the Coram Careers webpage.

Application deadline: 26 February 2020

Interviews will take place during the week commencing 2 March 2020.