Nottinghamshire County Council's adoption service operates against a range of policies and criteria to ensure it delivers the best possible quality and its services are regularly checked against national standards.
Adoption recruitment strategy
The aim of the recruitment strategy is to recruit and support sufficient adopters from culturally diverse backgrounds, who are appropriately matched with children who need stable and permanent homes.
Read our criteria to see who is eligible to adopt a child in Nottinghamshire.
Nottinghamshire County Council has a range of policies and procedures relating to adoption work which we aim to make available via this website. In the meantime, they are available to Nottinghamshire County Council staff members on the Council's intranet.
Adoption professionals from other agencies or members of the public can receive information about our policies and procedures by contacting Peter Hodgkinson, Adoption Manager (Policies), on tel: 01623 437 553 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Statement of purpose
The Adoption Services Statement of Purpose [PDF] sets out the aims and objectives of the Nottinghamshire Adoption Service. It explains our values and principles, the services we provide and the way we provide them.
Adoption inspection report
Nottinghamshire Adoption Service is inspected by Ofsted, and inspection reports can be downloaded from their website.