Job Title: Head of Social Work

Salary: £41,881-£46,845 (relocation package available for right candidate)

Hours: 37 hours per week

Reporting to: CEO

Based in: Bristol

We are seeking a Head of Social Work to join our Ofsted “Outstanding” rated Agency to lead on two key areas of delivery: the social work and therapeutic services. This is an exciting opportunity for a high calibre professional with a background in adoption to join the Senior Management Team, taking responsibility for quality assurance as the Ofsted Registered Manager, Panel Adviser and Safeguarding Officer. The successful candidate will share our values and passion to improve outcomes for children and young people, bringing both strategic and operational leadership, and highly developed communication and influencing skills to the role.

CCS Adoption is a Voluntary Adoption Agency. We find permanent, loving homes for children who have a plan for adoption, including those who tend to wait longest. We also provide a range of therapeutic packages to adopted children and their families; and a wide range of innovative support services for adoptive families, offering groups, activities, workshops and training for Adoptive families from The Centre.

CCS is a friendly, supportive place to work. Rated Outstanding by Ofsted, we are continuously developing and improving our services for adoptive families. This important role offers an exciting opportunity to deliver life changing benefits for adopted children. We offer a range of staff benefits including an employee assistance programme, 25 days annual leave days as standard (full time) with additional days at Easter, Christmas and New Year.

CCS values itself on 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.

We welcome applications from all backgrounds and continue to celebrate the diverse community that different individuals create.

You can find the full CCS Equal Opportunities policy here:    

To apply, please download the Job description, Person Specification, and complete the Application Form from

Please return your completed application form along with your CV to [email protected] 

Closing date:        5pm 1st October 2021

Shortlisting:          4th/5th October 2021

Interview date:      12/13th October 2021

No applications through agencies please.  

For an informal chat about the role, please email [email protected] and we will be in touch.