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Sessional Adoption Social Worker

Early application is encouraged as we review applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close the advert early.


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


Areas we are looking to cover are: South Yorkshire.


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 of England 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