Adoptions Social Worker

Thurrock, Essex

Job Summary

  • Job Reference: TW342623_1546527668
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Date Posted: 2019-01-03
  • Location: Thurrock, Essex
  • Job Status: FullTime
  • Closing Date: 2019-01-24
  • Tradewind Social Care Recruitment

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for Social Worker to join Adoption Team within the Thurrock area.

To provide a high quality, professional casework service which meets desired outcomes to all Children & Family service users in the most complex family situations. To ensure good quality placements are identified, assessed and supported for children not able to live with their birth parents.

The responsibilities of an Adoptions Social Worker includes:

  • To ensure that all vulnerable children in need and children in care receive a service that reflects the Department's commitment to safeguarding and putting the needs of individual children first
  • To model good practice that reflects a value based approach to working with children and their families and is child-centred
  • To work in partnership with service users, to undertake focussed assessments, plans and reviews that have clear objectives and outcome measures
  • To work directly with children and young people to establish their wishes and feelings, using a variety of techniques, as required
  • To work within accepted standards of customer care and to provide a respectful and sensitive service at all times
  • To maintain accurate and up to date records in line with Data Protection legislation and use the Integrated Children's System to promote effective case management

Requirements of an Adoptions Social Worker:

  • 2 years recent experience within a Adoption Team
  • Maintains accurate and up to date case records
  • HCPC registered
  • An enhanced DBS that is of satisfactory level is essential

Salary: Up to £34.89 p/h, based on experience

If you would like to apply, to find out more about this role, or other Social Work roles, please contact Tradewind on 0203 743 6103 or email

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Adoptions Social Worker

Thurrock, Essex