This is an exciting opportunity to be at the forefront of change! Aspire Adoption is one of the first Regional Adoption Agencies in England to be set up, taking on most of the adoption and special guardianship functions for the local authorities of Bournemouth, Dorset and Poole.

As well as adoption work, Aspire undertakes special guardianship assessments for the court following a positive viability assessment by the local authority.

We are looking to recruit a Team Manager with the experience, drive and imagination to manage our busy and very successful Special Guardianship Assessment Team. The successful candidate will be a qualified social worker, with experience of supervising staff, of assessment work, of safeguarding, and the permanency planning process.

For an informal discussion, contact Heather Freeman, Aspire Adoption Service Manager on 01202 451779 or email heather.freeman@aspireadoption.co.uk

From 1 April 2019 residents of Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole will be served by a new unitary council called Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council (BCP Council). BCP Council is developing a common set of terms and conditions of employment. This work is not yet complete, and changes will be consulted with recognised trade union representatives as necessary. Offers of employment will be subject to any future agreed changes to these terms and conditions (including the grade advertised) which will be communicated to you as soon as possible.

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01202 458838 or 01202 454775 (24- hour answerphone)