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Senior Regional Administrator - AFA Cymru

37 hours

Salary: £21,074 - £24,657 SCP 22-27

Fixed Term for 2 years

AFA Cymru which is part of St. David’s Children Society provides training, consultancy, advice and information services to professionals and members of the public on all matters pertaining to children and young people.

We require an energetic and forward-thinking administrator to take a lead role in the provision of administrative support and event organisation for the AFA Cymru team in the Cardiff office.  Applicants must have a minimum of 3 years’ experience with high level competence in word, excel and powerpoint.

Closing date for applications is 31st January 2019. Interviews to be held on 12th February 2019.

For an informal discussion contact: Kathy S’Jacob or Helen Hawksworth Tel No: 029 2076 1155 or

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Administrator – St. David’s Children Society

37 hours

Salary: £18,870 – £21,074 SCP 18-22

Fixed Term for 2 years

St. David’s Children Society is a vibrant and thriving Voluntary Adoption Agency providing adoption services across Wales and Herefordshire. St. David’s is a key partner in the National Adoption Service.

We require an energetic and forward-thinking administrator to work alongside the administrative team in the Cardiff office. The successful applicant will initially offer administrative support to an innovative project ‘Adopting Together’.  Applicants must have a minimum of 2 years’ experience with high level competence in Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Closing date for applications is 31st January 2019. Interviews to be held on 12th February   2019

For an informal discussion contact Anna Nyamhotsi, Mel Oates or Singeta Kalhan Gregory Tel 02920 667007 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

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Senior Social Worker Adoption

Salary: £34,106 - £36,153

Full time permanent post (37 hours/week)

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join St David’s Children Society; a vibrant and thriving Voluntary Adoption Agency providing adoption services across Wales and Herefordshire.

We require a creative and forward thinking social worker with at least 2 years adoption experience or 3 years in a child & family setting to join our experienced adoption team. The head office is in Cardiff, but we would also welcome applications from social workers who live further afield given the geographical area we cover.

Duties entail undertaking the full range of adoption recruitment, assessment & child placement activity and support. We provide a supportive working environment with a strong emphasis on individual & team development. 

10% pension contribution + comprehensive BUPA cover.

St David’s is committed to achieving equal opportunities.

A recognised social work qualification applies.

Closing date for applications is 1 February 2019.  Interview date:.22 February 2019 (Cardiff)

For additional information  contact: Anna Nyamhotsi, Mel Oates or Martina McCrossan at 28 Park Place, Cardiff CF10 3BA.  Tel No: 029 2066 7007  Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  Website: www.adoptionwales.org

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Independent Social Worker – St. David’s Children Society

Are you a qualified and experienced adoption social worker looking for work as an independent assessor? If so, we would like you to get in touch.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Independent Social Worker to work with St David’s Children Society. We are a vibrant and thriving Voluntary Adoption Agency providing adoption services across Wales and Herefordshire.

We require a creative and forward thinking Registered, Independent social worker with a minimum of 3 years’ experience in an adoption or a child & family setting to join our team.

Duties entail undertaking the full range of adoption recruitment, assessment & child placement activity and support across Wales – in particular Mid, West Wales and possibly North Wales.

We offer competitive rates of pay, regular supervision and practice updates, with the opportunity to attend some team training events.

If you wish to know more please contact Anna Nyamhotsi, Melanie Oates or Martina McCrossan at 28 Park Place, Cardiff CF10 3BA. Tel No: 029 2066 7007. Alternatively email us your CV with a covering letter and contact number to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and one of us will be in touch. Our Website is: www.adoptionwales.org

Should you be successful we would require you to complete a DBS check and formal application. We would also need to be provided with your social work registration and insurance details.

Advice Line

We offer advice to members of the public and professionals. 

    02920 761155 or 01745 336336

AFA Cymru, c/o Children in Wales, 25 Windsor Place, CARDIFF CF10 3BZ

AFA Cymru, W2 Morfa Clwyd Business Centre, 84 Marsh Road, Rhyl, Denbighshire, LL18 2AF

Who we are

In September 2015, The Association of Fostering and Adoption (AFA) Cymru was formed. Whilst its day to day operational services of training, consultancy, professional advice and information are delivered independently of St. David’s, it is by law governed by St. David’s Children Society under the terms of its charitable status.

St. David's Children Society is a registered charity (Registration No: 509163). A Company limited by Guarantee (Registered Cardiff 1546688).

Registered Office: St. David’s Children Society, 28 Park Place, Cardiff CF10 3BA.

The Association for Fostering and Adoption Cymru (AFA Cymru) is a Welsh charity that promotes good practice across the breadth of permanency planning for children and young people.   It also offers advice, training and consultancy to professionals and members of the public to support best practice.  

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