Adopt London West RAA vacancies

Adopt London West RAA is a new partnership service comprising the London Boroughs of Brent, Ealing, Hammersmith and Fulham and Hounslow and hosted by the London Borough of Ealing.   The service will recruit adopters and family find for children across our partner agencies.  We will also offer support services to adoptive and special guardianship families. 

There are a number of vacancies which they are recruiting for:

Independent chair of adoption panel 

We seek an independent Chair of Adoption Panel who will support us to excel, is committed to innovative practice and assuring the best possible outcomes for children and adoptive families.

You will have significant professional experience of the adoption process and, coupled with your excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills, the authority and skill to chair an adoption panel.

Social work qualified with current HCPC registration, your knowledge and understanding of adoption will inspire confidence and assist the Panel to reach robust decisions regarding the approval of adopters and the placement of children with adoptive families.

For more information and to apply visit Ealing Council Jobs website and search for advert: EJR009849

Closing date 18 July 2019

 

Adoption support fund and business commissioning lead

We seek an enthusiastic and experienced person for this exciting and varied role who will help us to develop our service and to excel in achieving the best possible outcomes for children, adoptive and special guardianship families.  


You will lead on all aspects of service support including data, commissioning and business support. You will lead a small group of practice support workers and work closely with the ALW management team to improve the quality and effectiveness of practice and service delivery.


You will have strong organisational and analytical skills and the ability to research, understand and interpret written and statistical information.  You will have also excellent interpersonal skills and be able to lead and manage the work of others.

For more information and to apply visit Ealing Council Jobs website and search for advert: EJR009850

Closing date 22 July 2019

 

Independent adoption panel member 

We seek independent Adoption Panel Lay Members who will support us to excel, are committed to innovative practice and assuring the best possible outcomes for children and adoptive families.

As a panel member you will have responsibility for:

  • preparing for panel meetings, reading panel papers carefully, identifying key issues
  • contributing to the panel’s consideration of cases and to the making of clear and well-evidenced recommendations.

We are keen to ensure that the Adopt London West panel has a diverse range of experienced individuals from a variety of professions, who have personal experience of adoption or fostering and or are currently working with children.   Your knowledge and understanding of the impact of loss and separation on children will contribute to reaching robust decisions regarding the approval of adopters and the placement of children with adoptive families.

For more information and to apply visit Ealing Council Jobs website and search for advert: EJR009850

Closing date 22 July 2019

 

Practice support officer 

You will provide pro-active business support to our adoption social work teams on all aspects of service including practice data, commissioning and minute-taking. You will be part of a small business support team working closely to improve the quality and effectiveness of practice and service delivery.

For more information and to apply visit Ealing Council Jobs website and search for advert: EJR009858

Closing date 25 July 2019