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Faith in Families is a registered children’s charity and voluntary adoption agency providing a comprehensive range of services to children and families throughout the East Midlands and beyond. The Agency is well known for its comprehensive adoption support service which provides support to approved families as well as providing access to information and intermediary services to people involved in adoptions through the Agency historically.

We have a reputation for excellence having been repeatedly rated as ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted for our high quality adoption and adoption support work. We have a highly dedicated and skilled team to which we want to recruit exceptional candidates with significant skills, energy and enthusiasm, to carry on that work to ensure that every child has the right to grow up as part of a loving and nurturing family.

Adoption Support Manager (Full time)

Salary Range NJC SP 41 – 45 (£35,662 – £39,267pa depending on experience)

We are seeking an exceptional Adoption Support Manager to lead, manage and supervise a number of multi-disciplined social workers in the adoption support team who provide a comprehensive adoption support service.

The Adoption Support Manager will share the responsibility with the Agency’s Adoption Manager for ensuring that high standards of work are reviewed and improved, and that the Agency maintains its national reputation as a provider of adoption services of excellence. This will be done alongside line management of staff, recruitment, assessment and placement activity. As you will be responsible for the operational management of our adoption support services, you will have direct practice experience in this or a related area of work. Experience of therapeutic intervention with children and families would be advantageous.

Closing date:  8th July at 12 noon:       Interviews: 15th July 2016

Adoption Support Senior Practitioner (Full time)

Salary Range NJC SP 37 – 40 £31,846 - £34,746pa depending on experience)

We are seeking to appoint a skilled Senior Practitioner with a proven track record of high quality service provision to children and families and with experience of child care responsibilities and/or family placement and adoption work. You will be joining a multi-skilled team of adoption professionals involved in the support of adoptive families as well as providing an historic adoption service to adopted adults seeking access to their birth information.

Closing date:8th July at 12 noon:     Interviews: 18th July 16

The Agency is an Equal Opportunities Employer. For an Information Pack and application form which needs to be completed please click below. 

Application Form 

Information Pack for Adoption Support Manager

Information Pack for Adoption Support Senior Practitioner

If you would like an informal discussion about the position, telephone Lynda Fletcher, DCEO & head of professional services on 0115 955 8811.

The successful applicant will be subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure and reference verifications.

Completed applications can be returned to sharon.davis@faithinfamilies.org or posted to the Chief Executive Officer 7 Colwick Road, West Bridgford, Nottingham, NG2 5FR.

 Safeguarding Policy Statement - Faith in Families is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. This means that we take all concerns about the safety and welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults very seriously. This applies to all children, young people and vulnerable adults, not just those we come into contact with through our work. We expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment and comply with relevant policies.

 

 

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