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Adoption Team Manager

Location:   South London Salary:   c. £46,000 per annum Closing Date:   21/01/2019

We are looking for an experienced Adoption Social Worker to join Coram’s South London Adoption Team, part of the Coram Adoption and Permanent Families Service. The main offices are based on our campus in Brunswick Square, London, WC1N 1AZ.

The South London Team is within easy walking distance of Clapham Junction Station and was created to provide an accessible service to adopters living south of the river and into the surrounding counties, hence increasing the pool of adopters able to adopt the children referred to Coram. The team is part of the Adoption and Permanent Families service and works closely with colleagues based on the campus.

Coram is one of the UK’s leading voluntary adoption agencies and is rated Outstanding by Ofsted for Adoption and Fostering. We are known for our innovative and child-centred work in all aspects of adoption, including adoption support. We pioneered concurrent planning and have an active programme to encourage early placement. We work in London, East Anglia and the East Midlands and have developed partnership arrangements with a number of local authorities to help them deliver their adoption services more effectively.

You will be need to be child focused and keen to strive for excellence across the whole adoption process, from assessing and approving adopters, to matching and placing children and providing post placement support.

To apply you will need to be an HCPC registered social worker, with experience in adoption.

Closing date: 9am, Monday 14th January 2019

Coram is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We are committed to the safeguarding of children and will require the successful applicant to undertake an enhanced DBS disclosure.

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