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Marketing and Recruitment Officer

Bolton Council
Bolton, Greater Manchester
from £28,227
Closing date
13 Jun 2022

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The Role

Under the direction of the RAA manager, the post holder will be responsible for developing and delivering effective recruitment and marketing strategies to improve the range of adoptive families able to meet the needs of children in care who have an adoption plan.

About You

You will be passionate about promoting adoption to attract prospective adopters from all sections of the community to meet the needs of children who have a plan for adoption across the RAA and nationally.

The ideal candidate needs a successful track record in establishing positive working relationships and effective experience of working in a customer facing arena.

Ideally you will have marketing experience and knowledge of adoption services, alongside an ability to undertake research into demographic trends and analyse findings to target marketing activity effectively.


About Us

Adoption Now combines local authority adoption teams from Blackburn with Darwen, Bolton, Bury, Oldham, Rochdale and Tameside with VAA’s Caritas Care & Adoption Matters to deliver adoption services across the region, employing a Hub and Spoke model.

Our offer to you - You will have access to a wide range of benefits to support you to be the best you can be, including:

  •  Supportive work environment where we recognise and reward your experience
  •  Access to learning and development opportunities and activities for your Continued Professional Development

Even more reasons to join us at Bolton:

  •  Agile & flexible working options, ensuring you achieve a good work life balance.
  •  Up to £3,000 Relocation Package
  •  Health & wellbeing support
  • Excellent pension scheme
  • Essential car user allowance on top of your salary
  • Access to a range of staff benefits including gym membership, Cycle to Work, discounts at local and national retailers and car lease schemes.
  • Employee Assistance Programme

Bolton is a fantastic place to work, and our employees thrive working here. We are incredibly proud of our Bolton Family, of which you will become an integral part.


If this sounds like an opportunity you would like to know more about, we would love to hear from you.


For more information about working for Bolton Council, please see the Work with Us page on

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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An Enhanced DBS with check of relevant barred list is therefore required for this post.

This post is a designated customer facing role under the fluency duty and requires a specified level of spoken English as per the person specification.

This organisation has signed up to the Greater Manchester Continuous Service Commitment. That means we will recognise your continuous or ‘unbroken’ service in any Greater Manchester local authority or NHS organisation, Transport for Greater Manchester, Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service or Greater Manchester Combined Authority, giving you access to our service-related benefits.


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