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Supervising Social Worker

| Kirklees Council

We are pleased to be able to advertise a fulltime post for a Supervising Social Worker based within the Fostering service in Kirklees. It is an exciting time for the Fostering Service with the implementation of the Mockingbird hubs and Multi Systemic Therapy with a high emphasis on child centred social work and support to foster placements. The postholder will be joining Kirklees Fostering at a time of change and development and therefore will be part of our journey going forward. We are looking for a highly motivated individual who has experience in working within children’s services and someone who has the ability to support and supervise foster carers and to work to ensure the child’s voice is central to everything we do.

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Kinship Consultant

| CoramBAAF

Kinship care policy and practice is developing rapidly as the number of children in kinship care continues to increase, with more than ever before placed with family and friends’ carers. We are looking for a Kinship Consultant to help build on and drive our significant presence in this area.

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Journal Production Editor

| CoramBAAF

Adoption & Fostering is the only quarterly peer-reviewed journal dedicated to family placement issues. Over the years, it has gained an international reputation as one of the world’s leading sources of knowledge for a wide range of academics and practitioners in social work, psychology, law, medicine, education, training and caring for children and young people. We are looking for a Journal Production Editor to manage the publication and promotion of the journal to a high standard and in partnership with Sage Publications.

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Social Work Advisor – Information and Advice Service

| IAC - The Centre for Adoption

IAC runs an Information and Advice Service, primarily through our Advice Line. One aspect of this service is for prospective adopters interested in intercountry adoption and the other is our Outbound Permanence Service for Legal and Social Work teams in local authorities dealing with permanence planning, where a child in care may potentially be placed abroad with connected carers. Due to a reimagining of our services, we are excited to be recruiting a new full time Advisor for this service working on both inbound and outbound enquiries.

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Therapeutic Social Worker

| NEWFOCAS Ltd

The postholder will work to a specific trauma informed neurosequential model developed by NEWFOCAS to implement planned therapeutic support packages for children and young people placed within NEWFOCAS as part of individually tailored and agreed placement plans, which complement those of the Placing Authorities. The postholder, as a key member of the team around the foster child, work closely with NEWFOCAS carers and their supervising social workers to provide general support and advise on trauma management and to help them gain insight, understanding and practical management skills for the challenging behaviours displayed in placement. The postholder will also have responsibility to supervise, train and support a team of sessional carers who will provide key day to day delivery of part of the Therapeutic Action Plan (TAP)

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Supervising Social Worker

| Chrysalis Care

Chrysalis Care, Independent Fostering Provider is looking for a qualified and experienced Social Worker. The successful candidate will be based at the Company’s Head Office in Bexleyheath, Kent. The main aspect of the work will involve supporting and supervising existing foster carers.



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Associate Advocate

| Coram Voice

This is an exciting opportunity to join Coram Voice as a self employed Associate Advocate in London. This is a pivotal role as the organisation develops and expands its children’s rights services across London and South East. You will need to be innovative and constantly strive to find new ways to transform the lives of young people. You will be joining a highly committed and well supported team who are working together to champion the rights of children and young people.

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Supervising Social Worker

| The Fostering Team

We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Supervising Social Worker. Working with a strong team, you will help to make a difference to the lives of the young people in our care and share a passion, vision and goals to achieve the highest outcomes possible for the children and young people placed within our fostering service. As a Supervising Social Worker, the postholder will work alongside local authority social workers to identify and support foster carers to provide responsive care to children and young people referred.

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Adoption Panel Chair

| One Adoption South Yorkshire

One Adoption South Yorkshire is seeking to appoint a new Adoption Panel Chair on a 3 year contract. The postholder will be one of two Panel Chairs covering 4 Panel meetings per month across South Yorkshire. We have recently re-configured the previous four local panels into the OASY West Panel and the OASY East. The current vacancy is for the East Panel which will be mostly Doncaster and Rotherham but could include the occasional Panel in Sheffield or Barnsley.



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Foster Carer- Step Across Foster Care programme

| Southampton City Council

Southampton Fostering Service is looking to welcome new foster carers into our well-established fostering community as part of our Step-Across Fostering Programme. We are seeking anyone over the age of 21 years with previous experience of supporting children, young people or adults. So, if you have a passion to enable children and young people to embrace life and reach their true potential whilst working in your own home, you could be just the person we are looking for. Step-across foster care is a specialist fostering role supporting children and young people to move from their current residential home to live within a caring and supportive family in or near Southampton City.