With excellent project management skills, you will have the ability to develop appropriate quality assurance policies and procedures in response to external legislative and best practice requirements, and an internal strategic approach ensuring those requirements are met.

You will have

  • The qualifications and experience necessary to act as Adoption UK’s registered Manager in England.
  • The ability to prioritise and plan workload and to work on own initiative
  • The ability to develop excellent working relationships with internal key stakeholders at all levels of the organisation and communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
  • Demonstrable understanding of the implementation of Continuous Improvement and best practice.
  • Excellent knowledge of the legislation and regulations that are relevant to adoption support services.
  • Experience of using or developing quality assurance systems.
  • Knowledge and understanding of safeguarding issues and ability to address them appropriately.

Hours of work: 21 to 35 hours per week (to be agreed with candidate)
Duration: Permanent
Location: Hybrid (Home working with occasional office based meetings or travel as required)  
Salary: £40,000 to £50,000 (fte) depending on experience

For further information you can download a full Candidate Pack at the following link:

Candidate Pack - Head of Quality Assurance

Closing date for applications: Sunday 16 April, midnight
Panel interviews via Videocall: Week Commencing 24 April
These dates may be subject to change and applicants will be advised in advance should this happen.

To apply for this position:
Follow the following link to apply and upload a completed application form and equal opportunities form; Please note that only those candidates who have uploaded or sent completed application forms will be reviewed and progressed, a CV will not be accepted as an application:


OR Send completed application forms to [email protected]

Application form

We're still accepting applications for this role.

A Disclosure and Barring Service check will be required for successful candidates.

For any further queries, please contact HR by email at [email protected]