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 for the AFA Cymru team in the Cardiff office, comprising of operational manager and trainer consultant. Applicants must have a minimum of 5 years’ experience with high level competence in Word, Excel and Powerpoint. 
 
Closing date for applications is 19th November 2018. Interviews to be held on 29th November 2018

For further information and to download an application pack visit our website https://www.adoptionwales.org/en/page/jobs
 
For an informal discussion contact: Kathy S’Jacob Director AFA Cymru  - Tel No: 029 2076 1155

 

ADMINISTRATOR - ST. DAVID'S CHILDREN SOCIETY 

37 hours  Salary: £18,870 – £21,074 SCP 18-22  Fixed Term for 1 year 
 
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 19th November 2018. Interviews to be held on 4th December 2018

For further information and to download an application pack visit our website https://www.adoptionwales.org/en/page/jobs
 
For an informal discussion contact Anna Nyamhotsi, Mel Oates or Singeta Kalhan Gregory - Tel 02920 667007

 

DEPUTY DIRECTOR - ST. DAVID'S CHILDREN SOCIETY

Due to the promotion of the existing post holder an exciting opportunity has arisen to support the CEO and Senior Management Team in leading this vibrant, forward thinking Voluntary Adoption Agency into the next stage of its development.

St David’s has a national reputation for excellence and innovation. It is a highly respected, stable and successful adoption provider that hosts AFA Cymru, the successor in Wales to BAAF Cymru. The Society is proud to be a significant partner in the National Adoption Service of Wales.

We seek an experienced, committed and creative Deputy Director who will bring energy, skill and deep knowledge of the contemporary challenges in adoption, permanency and family placement to the Society. The successful candidate will be able to evidence the professional, technical and managerial essentials for this post alongside an unshakeable determination to secure the best for children needing new families. Candidates will need to have proven managerial ability, demonstrate strategic aptitude, a profound commitment to children’s rights, with a minimum of five years’ experience as a manager in a social care setting.

In return the Society will provide a generous remuneration package plus various additional benefits and strong support.  St. David’s is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.  All posts are subject to an Enhanced DBS check.  A social work qualification is essential.

For an informal discussion please contact Wendy Keidan on: 029 2066 7007

For further information and to download an application pack visit our website https://www.adoptionwales.org/en/page/jobs

Closing date for applications: 7th December 2018

Interview date: 19th December 2018 (to be held at 28 Park Place, Cardiff CF10 3BA) 

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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