Adoption Social Worker

A Regional Adoption Agency in the West Midlands are looking for a Locum Qualified Social Worker to complete adoption assessments and preparation, promoting early permanence.

What's on Offer?

  • Pay rate of up to £33.30 per hour

  • Full time role - 37 hours per week

  • Work under a very stable Head of Service and management team

  • Remote working except for visits and team meetings

  • Access to training, with full systems and team induction

Responsibilities of the Locum Senior Social Worker:

  • Assessing prospective adoptive families

  • Attending Adoption information events

  • Undertaking initial conversations with applicants interested in adoption

  • Delivering adoption preparation training

  • Undertaking prospective adopters report assessments and being able to meet deadline for completion in stage 2 of 16 weeks

  • Attending adoption panel for adopters approval or court for non-agency cases

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 £33.30 per hour

Location: West Midlands

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!

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