Family Finder Co-ordinator- (Full time or job share)

CCS Adoption
http://ccsadoption.org/about/work-for-us/
Salary: 
£29,323 (pro rata)
Contract Type: 
Temporary/Contract
Hours: 
Full Time
Hours: 
Flexible, would consider Full/Part time hours and job share
Location: 
South West
Contract Details: 
Fixed term contracts until 31st August 2019
Details of Role: 

Key tasks:

  • To liaise and build strong relationships with Local Authority Childcare Teams & Regional Adoption Agencies, responsible for placing children for adopt
  • To develop and maintain positive working relationships with foster carers, adoptive parents, and professionals involved in the child’s life
  • To gather & collate information about the child’s early life experiences & their current behaviour & profile in order to improve placement choice
  • To design and produce children’s profiles, DVD’s etc and associated marketing materials to promote positive placement choice and outcomes.
  • To understand children in the context of their life story and attachment history in order to accurately reflect their ongoing needs & identify an adoptive family who are capable of meeting those needs.
  • To have an undertaking and practice knowledge of Early Permanence placements within the context of permanency planning for children.
  • Co-ordinating, developing and delivery of an innovative and creative family finding service
  • Organising and facilitating Exchange Matching events with social work practitioners and adoptive parents 
  • Following up on enquiries & processing and sharing information in a sensitive secure way, with interested parties.
  • Assist with writing reports for presentation to matching panels.
  • Attendance at meeting, reviews and all other case discussions relevant to the child’s adoption journey. 
Closing Date: 
Monday, 8 January, 2018 - 17:00
How to Apply: 

Please visit http://ccsadoption.org/about/work-for-us/ and complete an application form 

Contact Person: 
Steven Williamson
Contact Email: 
steven.williamson@ccsadoption.org
Contact Phone: 
0117 935 0005
Postal Address: 
CCS Adoption 162 Pennywell Road Easton Bristol BS5 0TX