Opportunity to work for Adoption UK Cymru: National Children and Young People’s Development Officer (Wales)

Responsible to: Director of AUK Wales
Duration: 12 months fixed term
Hours of work: 35 hours a week
Salary: £35,000
Location: Cardiff Office base – travel across Wales necessary.


  • To be responsible for leading the rapid development of a first-class service for adopted children and young people between the ages of 5 and 25 across Wales.
  • To ensure that the service is consistent across the 5 regions of NAS and that it follows youth work principles and is consistent with the UNCRC.
  • To increase the resources available for the support of adopted children and young people by developing strategic alliances with statutory and voluntary services and identifying and pursuing new sources of funding.

For more information download the Candidate pack:

Candidate Pack National CYPS Development Officer - Candidate pack

Candidate Pack National CYPS Development Officer: Cymraeg - Candidate pack

Closing date for applications:
23 September 2019
Panel interviews: week commencing 14 October 2019
These dates may be subject to change and applicants will be advised in advance should this happen.

To apply for the role download, complete, and return the following forms:

Employment application form

Equal Opportunity Monitoring Form

Email to [email protected]


Applications can also be posted to:

HR Manager, Adoption UK Units 11 & 12 Vantage Business Park, Bloxham Road, Banbury, Oxon, OX16 9UX.

For any further queries, please contact HR on 01295 752240 or at [email protected]