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Service Manager - Adoption

  • Salary: A negotiable salary + benefits
  • Location: Birmingham, West Midlands
  • Date posted: 06-04-2018
  • Sector: Private & Voluntary, Adoption, Management, Social Work
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: CHAJAM003_1523015068

A well-renowned Charity in Birmingham require an experienced Adoption Social Worker to be their Service Manager for their Adoption Service.

This is a great opportunity and the ideal Social Worker will have a enthusiastic personality with a stron background within Adoption or Fostering.

What is on offer for the Service Manager:

  • A supportive and friendly working environment
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Pension Scheme
  • A great travel package
  • TOIL
  • Competitive annual leave + bank holidays

Duties and Responsibilities for the Service Manager:

  • Lead the management and development of Families
  • Quality Assurance
  • Supervise the Adoption Social Workers and unqualified staff
  • Contribute to staff and student training
  • Recruitment of Adoptive Parents

Requirements of the Service Manager:

  • Recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/DipSW/CQSW)
  • Registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)
  • Significant experience of working as a Qualified Social Worker within Fostering or Adoption
  • A good working knowledge and understanding of the current legislations and frameworks relevant to Children Social Care and Adoption
  • Must hold a full UK Driving Licence and have access to a vehicle to travel to other areas
  • Be willing to participate in an out of hours' rota and undertake assessments

CLOSING DATE: End of April 2018

Experienced Adoption Social Worker?

Looking for an exciting opportunity with a well-thought of organisation?

Want to apply?

Please follow the instructions on this website, or alternatively contact Jamil Olweny on 0118 948 5555 for further details and be sure to leave your contact details