Senior Practitioner – Foster Family Recruitment

Closing Date: Monday 24th June 2024

Role: Senior Practitioner – Foster Family Recruitment

Location: Hybrid working between home and Castle Donington Hub

Interview date: Friday 5th July 2024

Please note: No recruitment agencies please.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

If Anchor receives a high number of suitable applications, we reserve the right to shorten the closing date.


Senior Practitioner – Foster Family Recruitment – Midlands



Anchor Foster Care is currently recruiting a Senior Practitioner – Foster Family Recruitment, supporting the Service Development Manager to further drive the development of Anchor’s fostering service functions for foster families. The primary focus of the role will be the recruitment of fostering families across all hubs and a supportive role in respect of placements.

We are a family orientated fostering agency, who provide stability with the aim of achieving positive outcomes for the children we look after.

If you share the same aims and goals as Anchor and would like to feel valued and appreciated, then this exciting opportunity could be for you. We are seeking a senior practitioner or experienced social worker, to join our professional and friendly team. This position would suit applicants who may be looking for a developmental opportunity. This post will be supported with all relevant personal developmental training.

The successful applicant will have experience as a social work practitioner within the fostering/children & families sector, with experience in foster family assessments, fostering panel procedures and preparation to foster. In addition, it would be desirable that the successful applicant has experience of line management and other supervisory tasks, especially supervision of assessments.

If you have the relevant experience and qualifications (please see Job Description), can commit to a full-time position and would like to work for an established dynamic agency, then we would like to hear from you.

Please apply by completing an application form and submitting an up-to-date CV if you have one to the HR Administrator, Vicky Atkinson – vatkinson@anchorfostercare.co.uk

If you would like to discuss this role further, please call Anchor Foster Care Services on 01634 283140