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CCS values itself as being an inclusive employer, committed to developing a diverse workforce and looking for people who can demonstrate dedication to our cause and core organisational values.

CCS is an equal opportunities employer and is keen to receive applications from individuals representing all demographics of society and would particularly welcome applications from individuals from BAME & LGBTQIA+ communities.

You can find the full CCS Equal Opportunities policy here.

The CCS Recruitment privacy policy can be found here.

We provide a range of generous staff benefits:

25 annual leave days (On a Full-Time basis), statutory bank holidays plus additional 2 days over Easter, an additional day in May and the office is closed between Christmas and New Year. As an employer we take the well-being of our staff seriously, we also provide access to the Cycle to Work, Eye care schemes and an Employee Assistance Programme.

 

Current Vacancies:

Adoption Panel Members

CCS is interested in hearing from volunteers to join our Adoption Panel who have experience, either professionally or personally or both, of placement of children in adoptive and foster families or of children being cared for away from their birth family. Equality and Diversity are important to CCS and we encourage applications from candidates with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We particularly encourage applications from BAME & LGBTQIA+ communities with lived experience of adoption and from Therapeutic/post-adoption support professionals and qualified and registered social workers.

If you would like to discuss becoming an Adoption Panel member in more detail please contact stacey.thompson@ccsadoption.org and ask for an appointment to speak with Charlie Delahunty (CCS Head of Adoption).

Please see Panel Member’s Job Description & Person Specification for the full role description and person specification.

All applicants need to complete a Panel Member Application form and submit this along with your C.V. to stacey.thompson@ccsadoption.org.

 

Associate Therapists

We are currently interested in hearing from clinicians with training in Theraplay® and experience working with adopted children and families, and trauma, in an attachment-based setting. In addition to Theraplay®, we also continue to be interested in hearing from clinicians with knowledge of DDP, NVR, Life Journey work, Filial Play Therapy, EMDR, VIG, and/ or other creative therapies.

Just some of the benefits of being an associate with our team:

  • Finance provision: we arrange ASF applications, negotiate contracts and send out invoices so you don’t have to.
  • Guaranteed fast payment of your invoices
  • A source of ready-to-go referrals
  • Free use of our therapy and consulting rooms at our office
  • Invitation to our CPD days and training events
  • Invitation to team Clinical Discussions (every 6 wks)
  • Invitation to CCS-specific Safeguarding training (every 3yrs)
  • Bi-monthly check-in with Team Lead
  • Initial administration assistance to support with an understanding of reporting systems (CHARMS)
  • Proofreading of reports
  • Pay is on an hourly rate and competitive travel expenses are also paid

If you are interested, please send your CV and a covering letter to Stacey Thompson at stacey.thompson@ccsadoption.org.

 

Equal Opportunities and DBS Checks

The centre is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.

We require all successful applicants to undertake a satisfactory enhanced disclosure and barring service (DBS) with barred lists check and all offers are subject to satisfactory checks and references.

The Centre is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults therefore please note our recruitment procedure includes DBS checks.

No agencies, please.

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