Foster Care Associates

Form F Assessors

Are you a qualified social worker? Can you write professional reports? Are you empathetic and understanding? Perfect. You could be just who we’re looking for.

We need self-employed BAAF Assessors to complete Form F Assessments for potential foster carers. And we currently need them in these areas:

  • Kent (Medway, Dartford, Orpington, Gravesend, Rochester, Stroud, Gillingham and Faversham)
  • Scotland (Fife, Perth and Aberdeen)
  • Thames Valley (Hertfordshire, Reading, Oxfordshire, Surrey, Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire, Luton, Milton Keynes, Slough, Wokingham, Berkshire, Bracknell Forest, Windsor & Maidenhead)
  • Yorkshire & Lincolnshire
  • North Wales
  • South (West Sussex, East Sussex, Surrey, Hampshire, Bournemouth, Southampton, Poole, Dorset, Isle of Wight)
  • South West (Bodmin, Bristol, Gloucester, Somerset, St Austell, Truro and Wiltshire)
  • Eastern
  • North East
  • North West (Cheshire East and Cumbria)

Can I become a Form F Assessor?

To become a Form F Assessor you’ll need:

  • To be a qualified social worker
  • At least three years post qualification experience of undertaking relevant assessment work
  • Registration with your country’s applicable social work council e.g. HCPC
  • Relevant insurances
  • To attend a mandatory induction day
  • Your own transport and to be willing to travel
  • To pass statutory and company checks as part of the assessment process

What can we offer?

We offer competitive fees on a per-assessment basis, as well as travelling expenses. We also offer our Form F Assessors opportunities for consultation and practice development.

How do I apply?

If you’d like to apply to become a Form F Assessor with us, please click the link below to fill out an application form.

Form F assessor application form

If you have any questions and wish to speak to someone, please call Syretta Laws on 01527 556480.

How can we help?

Ready to start fostering a child or young person? Or just want a bit more information to help you decide whether fostering is for you? All you need to do is contact us.

  • Why do we need this? So we can email you a brochure.
  • Why do we need this? We appreciate that starting to foster is a big decision that needs careful consideration and you are likely to have questions. We’d like to help answer those questions.
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Phone us

Call us on 0800 434 6000 (lines open Monday - Friday: 9am - 8pm)

Fostering a child or young person is a big decision so we're here to answer any questions you may have. Our friendly fostering advisors, many of whom are carers themselves, can talk you through everything you need to know about becoming a foster carer.

For all other general enquiries, please call 0800 085 225.

  • Why do we need this? So we can email you a brochure.
  • Why do we need this? We appreciate that starting to foster is a big decision that needs careful consideration and you are likely to have questions. We’d like to help answer those questions.
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Phone us

Call us on 0800 434 6000 (lines open Monday Friday: 9am 8pm)

Fostering a child or young person is a big decision so were here to answer any questions you may have. Our friendly fostering advisors, many of whom are carers themselves, can talk you through everything you need to know about becoming a foster carer.

For all other general enquiries, please call 0800 085 225.