Business Manager, Adoption and Permanent Families Service
Permanent Part time - 21 - 25 hours
Salary - Circa £24,600 - £26,400 (21 hours) - £29,285.71 - £31,428.57 (25 horus) Dependant on experience
Based at Brunswick Square, London
Coram, which is the oldest children’s charity, is a group of specialist organisations addressing the care, welfare, education and rights of children and operates from its distinctive 3.5 acre headquarters in the heart of London which provides the hub for clinical as well as professional and distributed services for adoption. Coram strives to be a credible, respectful, professional, dynamic and committed organisation where these values infuse all that we do to promote resilience for children.
Ambitious for Adoption is a new regional adoption agency to provide the adoption services for 10 local authorities. It is commissioned and delivered from Coram, a registered voluntary adoption agency which is judged Outstanding in all categories by Ofsted in London. The agency stands at the forefront of development in the adoption sector in early placement, collective matching, and permanence practice.
The Business Manager will play a key role within the Coram Adoption and Permanent Families Service supporting future growth, including the recent expansion to deliver the Regional Adoption Agency Ambitious for Adoption.
This will involve providing a robust and effective business support across Adoption Services to ensure mechanisms/process are in place for managing and reporting on key processes and performance measures; including income against target, income/funds in respect of the Adoption Support Fund.
The desired applicant must be educated to degree level, or equivalent and hold the ability define and administer complex business-critical processes, taking the lead and using their own initiative. Strong organisation, people management skills and excellent system comprehension is also required.
Your working knowledge of accounting and the ability to respond flexibly to the demands of the post are essential, combined with an understanding of the importance of delivering a high quality adoption and fostering service.
For further information please refer to our Job Description and Person Specification
If you would like to discuss the role further please contact Sue Lowndes – Managing Director Adoption and Permanent Families on (please see advert on webite for email address)
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Closing date: 23:59, Wednesday 28th October
Interview date: Monday 2nd November
Coram is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We are committed to the safeguarding of children and will require the successful applicant to undertake an enhanced check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.
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