Adoption Social Worker

Posted 09 March 2023
Salary £37 - £40 per hour
Job type Contract
DisciplineSocial Work
Contact NameCassie Ferguson

Job description

A Regional Adoption Agency in the North West are looking for a Locum Qualified Social Worker to join their Adoption Assessment and Support Team.

What's on Offer?

  • Pay rate of up to £40 per hour
  • Full time role - 37 hours per week
  • Flexible working opportunities

Responsibilities of the Locum Senior Social Worker:

  • To ensure permanence for children through adoption, and cover statutory responsibility for them between Placement Order and Adoption Order
  • To ensure that adoptive families are well supported including adopters from first enquiry onwards
  • Case responsibility for children on Placement Orders as well as family finding to ensure that permanence through adoption is achieved where possible and appropriate
  • The work is very varied and requires competent Social Workers with post qualifying experience of the statutory responsibilities associated with both Looked After children and Adoption

Requirements of the Locum Senior Social Worker:

  • Social Work England Registration
  • A recognised Social Work degree
  • Clear enhanced DBS
  • 3 years' experience working in Family Placements, ideally in adoption

Pay rate: Up to £40 per hour

Location: Blackburn, Lancashire

If you are interested in this vacancy and wish to apply, please follow the application instructions stated on the website or contact Charles Hunter Associates directly and speak to Cassie Ferguson.

If this Social Worker role isn't what you are looking for, but you are looking to make a move within Social Work, get in touch, as we have many other opportunities!