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Thank you for your interest in working for SFCS.  We are currently recruiting Adoption Panel Members - please see below for full details. You will also find details of any job opportunities on our Facebook and Twitter pages.

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SOCIAL WORK ASSISTANT

St Francis’ Children’s Society is a specialist adoption agency providing a range of services to people for whom adoption is part of their life, has been part of their life or indeed, might become a part of their life.

We are looking to recruit a SOCIAL WORK ASSISTANT to support our social work team in the delivery of services to prospective adopters and adopters and their families.

Key responsibilities include: being a key point of contact for adoption and adoption support enquiries; assisting with the recruitment, assessment and preparation of adopters for children in care; planning and delivering adoption support events throughout the year; and having a role in the provision of adoption support services to our adoptive families.

A full Job Description and Person Specification can be downloaded below.  All applicants are required to complete the application form, Equality Monitoring form and (if relevant) Disclosure of Convictions form.  Candidates should also read our Safer Recruitment Policy and our Recruitment Privacy Notice before applying.

With respect, previous applicants need not re-apply.

If you require any further information, please contact Sharon Kempson on 01908 572700 or enquiries@sfcs.org.uk.

Closing date: 9am, Monday 27th January

Interview Date:  Wednesday 12th February

ADOPTION PANEL MEMBERS

St Francis’ Children’s Society is a specialist adoption agency providing a range of services to people for whom adoption is part of their life, has been part of their life or indeed, might become a part of their life.

We are dynamic and forward-looking Agency currently seeking to increase the number and diversity of our central list of Panel Members. We are looking for panel members who have experience, either professionally or personally or both of the placement of children in adoptive and foster families or of children being cared for away from their birth families. The role is to assist the agency in the recommendation of applicants to become adopters.

This is a voluntary position, expenses and a discretionary fee are payable.

A full Role Description and Person Specification can be downloaded below.  All applicants are required to complete the application form, Equality Monitoring form and (if relevant) Disclosure of Convictions form.  Candidates should also read our Safer Recruitment Policy and our Recruitment Privacy Notice before applying.

If you require any further information, please contact Sarah McGrory or Suzanne Strachan on 01908 572700 or enquiries@sfcs.org.uk.

Closing date: Friday 31st January 2020

Interview Date:  TBC

St. Francis' Children's Society is first and foremost committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers working with children to share this commitment. We apply recruitment and selection procedures which seek to ensure that no employee or volunteer is appointed who may pose a risk to children or is otherwise unsuitable to work with them.