Current vacancies:


Therapeutic Social Worker (part-time)

We are looking for an experienced, enthusiastic Therapist or Therapeutic Social Worker to join our multi-disciplinary DDP-informed team led by Dr Ben Gurney-Smith, Consultant Clinical Psychologist. 

The successful candidate will:

  • Be involved in undertaking assessments as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Work therapeutically with families.
  • Receive additional therapeutic training.
  • Work in a team where Playfulness, Acceptance, Curiosity and Empathy are at the heart of practice (PACE).

Children have described our service as “way beyond cool” while OFSTED have described us as ‘one of the best in England….where children’s emotional wellbeing improves significantly.’

We are looking for applicants qualified in Social Work, Psychotherapy or Creative Arts Therapies with proven experience of working with adopted and/or looked after children and their families.  This is a part-time post for 3 days a week.  

Please contact our Service Manager Jo Meyjes on 01908 218251 for further information or email for an application pack.

Closing date:     Friday 10 August 5pm
Interviews:        Tuesday 21 August 2018


Birth Relative Counsellor - Mansfield

We are currently recruiting for a qualified and accredited counsellor registered with the BACP or equivalent, to work for us on one half day a week over 46 weeks in a year.  This role is for an independent self-employed contractor and will be based in Mansfield seeing up to 3 clients per day.  Regular monthly supervision with a trained Counselling Supervisor is required, and attendance at monthly group consultation at Adoptionplus offices.  In addition we will also provide the successful applicant with access to some of our Adoptionplus training courses at a reduced rate.

Please contact our Service Manager Jo Meyjes on 01908 218251 for further information or email for an application pack. 


Closing date:   5pm on 24 July 2018

Interviews:      6 August 2018  at our Moulsoe offices


Equal Opportunities and DBS Checks

Adoptionplus is committed to equal opportunities and diversity, and we welcome enquiries from all sections of the community. 

Adoptionplus is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects everyone working with us to share this commitment.

We require all successful applicants to undertake a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) with Barred List check as well as other checks and references.


Other opportunities

We are always interested to hear from therapists and people who would like to find out more about working for Adoptionplus, and you are welcome to contact us for an informal chat. Please feel free to call us on 01908 218251 or contact our HR Manager Sophy Osman on if you would like to be kept informed of any other opportunities in the future.