Team Manager - TalkAdoption Service

Location
Merseyside, with national travel responsibilities
Salary
£33,069 - £36,513 per annum
Posted
25 May 2018
Closes
18 Jun 2018
Ref
151200_AA
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Part Time

Team Manager - TalkAdoption Service
Location: Merseyside, with national travel responsibilities
Salary: £33,069 - £36,513 (After Adoption Pay Point 49 to 54)
Hours: 21 hours per week
Contract: Fixed term until March 2019

This is a very exciting role in a quickly expanding part of our business. You will work with the National Manager of our TalkAdoption services to develop, co-ordinate and deliver our very successful therapeutic camps, short breaks and programmes for adopted children and young people. You will also be responsible for supporting staff in organising the work of the various teams and act as deputy to our National Manager.

The successful candidate will be CQSW, Dip SW qualified or equivalent and registered with the relevant professional body. You will also have experience of working with children and families, teams and supervising staff or students.

After Adoption provides lifelong support to anyone affected by adoption, delivering high quality services to the people who need them. Our reputation is built on over 25 years’ experience and we make a real difference to the lives of many.

Our innovative and award-winning services include:

  • TalkAdoption, for adopted young people to enable them to share experiences and be supported. This also includes a therapeutic residential short break offer.
  • Families that Last, our family finding service for the children who wait longest in the care.
  • Therapeutic Adoption Support Services, including SafeBase, our therapeutic parenting programme developed to equip parents with the skills and techniques to parent children who have been adopted from care.
  • Birth Ties, which provides advice, support and counselling to birth family members.
  • ReUnite, a service to help people reconnect with family members separated by adoption.

If you are passionate about helping others and making a difference, and want to play a role in driving forward the work of After Adoption, then get in touch.

In return you can expect:

  • Matched employers contribution to a group pension scheme (to a maximum of 6%)
  • 25 days annual leave plus Bank Holidays (pro rata)
  • Your achievements to be acknowledged through our Reward and Recognition Scheme
  • Family friendly policies and flexible working via credit time

Closing date: Midnight, Monday 18 June 2018

Panel interviews: Thursday 28 June 2018

TO APPLY AND FOR MORE INFORMATION:

If you would like to apply and find out more about this position, please click the apply button to be directed to our website where you can complete your application. 

After Adoption reserves the right to close adverts early for particular reasons. Adverts will therefore close at midnight; either on the advertised closing date, or the day the decision has been taken to remove the advert early. Applicants are encouraged to complete and submit applications at their earliest convenience to avoid disappointment.

Applicants will be subject to verification and vetting checks related to child protection and safeguarding matters. These include references covering a five-year period, medical fitness checks, qualification status/registration, identity checks and Enhanced DBS checks as laid down by the Disclosure and Barring Service.

The organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

After Adoption a registered charity number 1000888 is an equal opportunities employer.

No agencies please.