Cornerstone Adoption & Fostering Service

Based in the North East of England, we are a Christian charity specialising
in offering permanent homes ('Forever Families') to children in the
care of Local Authorities through Long Term
Fostering and Adoption

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JOB OPENING! Paid and Unpaid positions:

  • Joint Fostering and Adoption Panel Members (volunteer post with expenses paid)
  • Part time Social Worker with experience in Fostering and Adoption

If you are interested in any of the roles above and meet our GOR, please get in This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 Currently we are looking for:

  • Volunteers who would be interested in becoming part of our Fostering and Adoption Panel. Panel members consider the approval of potential foster carers/adopters and review the progress of existing carers and can recommend them to the Agency Decision Maker (ADM). Panel meetings take place approximately four times a year and last for 2-3 hours. We are particularly looking for Social Workers, Health and Education professionals who have worked with children in care, Foster Carers, Adopters or individuals who have been part of the care system previously themselves.

  • Part time (21 hours) Social Workers with min. 3 years post qualifying experience in fosteirng and adoption including family assessments, training, supervision and support of families. You must be able to drive.

There are a number of other ways you can be involved too with Cornerstone and make a difference:

  1. We need volunteers in the office who would be able to help with administrative tasks - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you are interested
  2. If you would like us to come and speak at your Church, Fellowship or any other group call the office or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
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