Work with us

Work with us

Could you help Diagrama Adoption offer vulnerable children the chance of a brighter future?

We believe all the children we work with deserve to have self-worth and the confidence instilled in them to reach their full potential. And we’re always interested in hearing from exceptional people who can help us to do just that.

If you think you can help deliver our high-quality services and support vulnerable children through often difficult times, we’d love to hear from you.




Team Manager (Panel/Post Adoption)


We are expanding our team with this new home-based part-time role - 4 days a week - with a salary of £30,400. Our service covers London and the South East.

Are you a highly skilled social worker, ready for an unusual and exciting opportunity to play a key role in the development of new services at Team Manager level? 

We’re looking for a new Team Manager to act as Panel Advisor and lead our post adoption services. This is an unusual and exciting opportunity to play a key role in the development of new services at Team Manager level, as part of our fostering and adoption management team. 

If you’re looking for a rewarding role supporting children, adults and families through fostering and adoption - we’d love to hear from you. 

Full job description is available here. 


Panel members - adoption and fostering

Our well established joint fostering and adoption panel is seeking new panel members with experience in the foster care sector, either as a foster carer or a person who has been in foster care. We would also welcome applications from those with a background in either social care, health, youth services or education.

We particularly welcome applications from men and people with BAME backgrounds who are currently underrepresented. The Panel meet to discuss fostering and adoption applications and to hear reviews and changes of approvals. The panel sits once or twice a month on a Tuesday. The fee is £150 per half-day and £250 per full-day panel.  Regular training will be provided. 

Panels are currently held via zoom during the pandemic.  Prior to this, the panel sat at our office in Purley, Croydon. 

If you have experience as a fostering panel member or would like to make a difference to the lives of young people in care, please submit your application to If you would like to discuss this opportunity further please contact Lauren Ingram, Team Manager on 07872 015162.

Shortlisting will take place on 18th December. Interviews are being held on 22nd and 25th January.


Independent Social Workers -covering London and the South East

Home-based role

Are you a highly skilled Independent Social Worker, with valid SWE registration, able to undertake PAR and/or Form F Assessments? Our service covers London and the South East (from Southampton through to Kent) and we are currently recruiting within these areas. Our ISWs work in collaboration with Diagrama assessing potential adopters and foster carers through to the point of presenting to our Independent Joint Adoption and Fostering Panel.

If you are looking for a rewarding role supporting children, adults and families through adoption and fostering - we would love you to join our team. 

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Foster carers

Home-based role, £400 pw allowance, plus paid respite cover and special occasion payments. Short term, long-term and respite opportunities available.

Our sister agency Diagrama Fostering is looking for new and experienced dedicated carers to help transform the lives of vulnerable children and young people by providing a safe and secure environment for them and caring for their daily needs.

Volunteer opportunities

Diagrama Foundation welcomes enquiries from volunteers and has a number of opportunities available in our services throughout the South East. For an informal discussion call 01634 545000 or email