we're hiringPAC-UK is the largest independent adoption support agency in the country. Our vision is that all people affected by adoption and other forms of permanence are supported and enabled to live their lives to the full. Find out about the latest opportunities to join our team.

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We are committed to Equality, Diversity & Inclusion in all that we do and welcome applications from all sections of the community. We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and minority ethnic candidates, LGBTQIA+ candidates and candidates with disabilities because we are committed to increasing the representation of these groups at Family Action. We know that greater diversity will lead to even greater results for families and children and strive for our workforce to be truly representative of the diverse communities we support. We offer a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants and will reimburse your travel cost if you attend an interview.

First Family Birth Parent Service Counsellor or Social Worker (Birmingham)

Location: Home based covering Birmingham
Hours: 14.8 hours per week (part-time) 
Grade 3 (upper) point 24-28: £31,991 - £35,445 FTE (£12,796.40 - £14,178 pro rata per annum) + £480 homeworking allowance per annum pro rata
Contract: Permanent

We are looking for a motivated, passionate, and experienced counsellor or Social Worker for our first family birth parent service. Our service offers statutory support to birth parents and birth relatives who have or are in the process of losing children to adoption. We offer emotional and practical support to some of our most vulnerable parents around letterbox, the adoption process, meeting adopters, life story work and working to break the cycle of repeat removal. We are looking for a qualified counsellor or Social Worker to assist in developing and delivering the dynamic Birth Parent Service in the Sunderland area as part of the PAC-UK First Family Service.

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Closing Date: Monday 15th January 2024 at 5:00pm
Interview Date: TBC