Operations Manager – Adoption Placements

£41,386 – 50,000 pa (inclusive of market supplement)
Hours per week: 
Interview date: 
04 May 2017
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Barnardo’s is a leading children’s charity and voluntary adoption agency with branches in three nations and committed to developing its adoption placement and support work in a changing landscape.

We are seeking a qualified and highly experienced adoption manager who is an enthusiastic ‘champion’ of adoption services and keen to contribute to strategic leadership. This vacancy has arisen because of the retirement of the current post holder.

You will work closely with the Operations Manager for adoption support and will manage a team of three experienced practice managers. The post will be located in our largest branch with its main office in Colchester. Home-based working will be considered.

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. Applicants must have a current driving license and ability to drive a car.

If you are a skilled and HCPC registered adoption senior practitioner/manager, we would like to hear from you.

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Closing date: 24 April 2017.  

Interview date: 4 May 2017.

At Barnardo’s we believe in children. Our purpose is to transform the lives of the UK’s most vulnerable children and our vision is to realise Thomas Barnardo’s dream of a world where no child is turned away from the help that they need.

Barnardo’s Registered Charity Nos 216250 and SC037605.