Sessional Adoption Social Worker

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.

Adoption Matters is a registered children’s charity and one of the largest voluntary adoption agencies (VAAs) in the UK. We recruit, train and support individuals and families as adopters and offer them ongoing support and training for as long as they need it.  We also provide support to birth families and adopted adults. We are the ONLY adoption agency in the North of England to have been rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted for the Four consecutive inspections.

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.

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

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