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Social Worker - Regional Adoption Agency

  • Salary: Up to £30 per hour
  • Location: Wrexham
  • Date posted: 11-05-2020
  • Sector: Adoption, Social Work
  • Job type: Contract
  • Job reference: HQ00008516_1589202846

Wrexham County Borough Council are looking to recruit a Qualified Locum Social Worker to work with the Regional Adoption Agency NWAS.

North Wales Adoption Service (NWAS) provides a regional adoption service on behalf of the local authority areas of Wrexham, Flintshire, Denbighshire, Conwy, Gwynedd and Anglesey.

Benefits for the Locum Social Worker:

  • Competitive pay rate of £29.90 per hour
  • Supportive and approachable management team
  • A 3-month rolling contract
  • A dedicated CHA Consultant to aid you through the interview and job onboarding process

Responsibilities of the Locum Social Worker:

  • You will be responsible for the recruitment and assessment of adopters, the matching and placement of children with adoptive families and for providing a range of support services for adopted families in accordance with assessed needs
  • You will be required to undertake assessments within statutory timescales; prepare reports, advise and support potential adopters; attend Adoption Panels to present Prospective Adopters Reports and work in partnership with statutory and voluntary organisations to ensure the needs of adoptive families are met and the best outcomes are achieved for children requiring adoptive placements
  • You will be responsible for the delivery of high quality adoption social work in line with statute, regulation and guidance

Requirements of the Locum social worker:

  • Social Work England or Care Council for Wales registration
  • Clear enhanced DBS
  • Full UK driving license and access to a car
  • Social Work qualifications and a minimum of 2 years post qualifying experience

Pay rate: £29.90 per hour

Location: Wrexham

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 on 0118 948 5555 or at

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