IAC – The Centre for Adoption Vacancy: Adoption Assessment Team Manager
CASA member IAC – The Centre for Adoption are currently recruiting for the following vacancy:
Adoption Assessment Team Manager
Salary: £42,000 - £48,000
Hours: 35 hours per week (full time)
Location: Barnet, North London
Come and join IAC - The Centre for Adoption (IAC). IAC is an outstanding adoption agency (Ofsted Inspections 2014 and 2017) and is the lead agency for the Intercountry Adoption Regional Adoption Agency for England. Based in Barnet it has both UK-wide and international reach as it is the only adoption agency in the UK to be recognised as foreign partner adoption agency in States of origin from where children are placed in intercountry adoption. IAC also has a small domestic adoption programme principally for intercountry adopters seeking to change their focus to the adoption of children in the UK.
IAC is seeking to recruit a Team Manager in our busy Assessment Team. The successful applicant will have a sound knowledge and understanding of adoption assessment and experience of working in and managing an adoption team, either as a Team Manager or Senior Practitioner with supervisory experience. Ideally the candidate will also have a good knowledge of intercountry adoption, although this is not essential.
You will be responsible for supervising staff, sustaining and developing partnerships with Regional Adoption Agencies, Local Authorities and Voluntary Adoption Agencies in striving to achieve the best possible outcomes for children placed, regardless of their origins.
You should be HCPC registered, with a professional social work qualification and solid post qualifying experience in Children and Families work and Adoption Services.
Closing date for application: TBC
Tentative interview date: TBC
For an informal discussion contact Irene Levine, Operations Director on 0208 449 2562.
For an application pack please contact Claire Palmer on 020 8449 2562 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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