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Sessional Adoption Social Worker

We are looking for experienced social work adoption practitioners who can covering a range regions across the UK on a self employed basis.


Areas we are looking to cover are: The whole of the Northwest, Yorkshire, Stoke & Staffordshire.


Please note, all sessional social workers undertaking assessments of prospective adopters must have a minimum of at least three years’ post-qualifying experience in child care social work, including direct experience of adoption work.




We are the ONLY adoption agency in the North West to be rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted for the last four consecutive inspections in 2008, 2011, 2014 & 2017.  We were named Adoption Agency of the Year in 2011 & 2014 by BAAF (now CoramBAAF).  We offer very competitive rates of pay which we can discuss with you prior to application.


For more information on the management team and our board of trustees, click here.


To apply please download and complete our Self employed Contractor Form before returning it via email or post to:



Post: FAO HR Department, Adoption Matters, 14 Liverpool Road, Chester, CH2 1AE.


If you require any more information please contact our HR team on Tel: 01244 390 938