Faith in Families is a registered children’s charity and voluntary adoption agency working throughout the East Midlands and beyond. We have a reputation for excellence having been repeatedly rated as ‘Outstanding’ by OFSTED. We have a highly dedicated and skilled team to which we want to recruit exceptional candidates with significant energy and enthusiasm who will carry on that work, to ensure that every child has the right to grow up as part of a loving and nurturing family.

Business Development Officer

3 days per week

Salary Range £23,398 – £26,821 pa pro rata

We are looking for an energetic and passionate person to join the Team who will have skills in marketing, promotion, business development and publicity that can drive the charity forward. The charity focuses on finding forever families for the most vulnerable children, providing therapeutic support and helping students at schools through our dynamic school social work service.

The role will be to market our services over a number of different platforms to ensure sustainability, look for new opportunities to promote the charity and to assist in the development of new services in therapeutic support and mental health.

If you have these skills, qualifications and experience and would like to be part of a positive change for our vulnerable children in society, please complete the application form that is found in the information pack.

If you would like an informal discussion please phone Malcolm Dodd, Head of Finance and Resources on 07841 558644.

Closing date: Monday 5 October 2020 at 9:00am: Interviews will be held on Thursday 8 October 2020 via ZOOM or at Faith in Families, 7 Colwick Road, West Bridgford, NG2 5FR.

The Agency is an Equal Opportunities Employer and successful applicants will be subject to an Enhanced DBS.

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Download the Application form here

Completed applications can be returned to Sharon Davis at

Adoption Manager (Full time)

Salary Range £41,025 to £43,820pa.

We are seeking an exceptional Adoption Manager to lead a vibrant, dedicated and experienced team of social workers who deliver a service of excellence to children and families through adoption. Faith in Families is an innovative Agency that highly values the staff, actively encourages development and has been awarded ‘Outstanding’ for the adoption service for our last 6 inspections.

The Adoption Manager will be the Registered Manager for Ofsted purposes and will share the responsibility with the Adoption Support Manager for ensuring that high standards of work are reviewed and improved, and that the Agency maintains its regional and national reputation as a provider of adoption services of excellence. This will be done alongside strategic development of the service, and compliance to reporting to external bodies and the Senior Leadership Team.  As you will be responsible for the strategic and operational management of our adoption services, you will have direct practice experience in this or a related area of work.

Closing date:  Thursday 17th September 2020  9am

Interviews:  Thursday 24th September 2020

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Download the Application Form here

Chief Executive Officer

Permanent full time post

Salary £61,000 to £65,000 subject to ability.

We are seeking a strategic and values based inspirational leader with the energy and commitment to build on our charity’s long history of quality and success. We have an outstanding (Ofsted) reputation in the sector across adoption and post adoption services, training and consultancy and social work services in schools. We are known for our innovative thinking and our inclusivity.

The charity is on the cusp of a services led transformation and we need a charismatic leader to make it happen. If this could be the challenge you’re looking for visit our website at to whet your appetite and where you will find full details of  the charity, the post and how to apply.

We are seeking a qualified social worker with at least ten years of post qualification experience, including 5 in management. Our current Chief Executive retires at the end of December 2020 so make 2021 your new beginning.

Closing date for expressions of interest September 7th 2020.

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Safeguarding Policy Statement – Faith in Families is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. This means that we take all concerns about the safety and welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults very seriously. This applies to all children, young people and vulnerable adults, not just those we come into contact with through our work. We expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment and comply with relevant policies.

The Agency is an Equal Opportunities Employer and successful applicants will be subject to an Enhanced DBS.