Team Manager, Adoption Team

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 10/09/2020 23:59
£41,675 - £45,591
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
An approved team location
Closing date:
10 Sep
Further Information

Children and Young Peoples Services – Adoption Team
Vacancy Reference No: CYPS/20/243

Team Manager, Adoption Team

Grade 14 - £41,675 - £45,591

The Adoption Team Manager post is a critical post within the Looked After Children and Permanence Service. It is a high performing team with a clear focus on ensuring children who have Care Plans of adoption are placed with the right families at the right time without delay. The service receives excellent feedback from adopters and all those affected by adoption. The successful post holder will be critical in driving our Early Permanence Strategy across all of CYPS and will be a key post in the project work in relation to the Regionalisation of Adoption Services and the new service to go live in 2020.

The successful candidate should have experience of working in an adoption and fostering service or substantial experience of working with children who are being placed for adoption and working with adopter families.

Required qualifications: Degree in social work or equivalent social work qualification, e.g. Post Graduate Diploma in Social Work (PDDipSW) Certificate of Qualification in Social Work (CQSW), Diploma in Social Work (DipSW), Certificate in Social Services (CSS) and Current Social Work England Registration.

The successful applicant for this post will be required to apply for a Disclosure & Barring Service Enhanced Disclosure.

For further information about the post please contact Jac Tyler, Strategic Manager on 03000 262155 or email Jac.Tyler@durham.gov.uk

It is anticipated that interviews will be held virtually week commencing 21st September 2020.

Apply on-line or for further assistance contact Payroll & Employee Services on Telephone: 03000 267247 (24hr answerphone). Email: PESCYPS@durham.gov.uk

In line with the County Council’s Recruitment & Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CV’s. Any information provided on CV’s will not be considered for short-listing purposes.

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered with North East Jobs, including your invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email after the closing date for notification from ‘DONOTREPLY@NORTHEASTJOBS.ORG.UK’ as you will not be notified by any other means.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.