Qualified Children's Social Worker Adoption Team

Liverpool, Liverpool

Job Summary

  • Job Reference: HSTWSC220620B_1592817128
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Date Posted: 2020-06-22
  • Location: Liverpool, Liverpool
  • Job Status: FullTime
  • Closing Date: 2020-08-21
  • Tradewind Social Care Recruitment

Synopsis: Tradewind Social Care are currently recruiting for Qualified Children's Social Worker for the Adoption Team for Liverpool Council - L7 1PH

Adoption in Merseyside is a newly formed shared service bringing together 4 Local Authority Adoption Teams and this is in line with the Department for Education regionalising adoption services throughout the UK. The hub and spoke service will be based in New Hutte Neighbourhood Centre, Halewood, South Liverpool.

Main duties:

  • We are seeking applications from experienced practitioners who are confident, influential and succinct in completing assessments of prospective adopters, providing support to both adopters and children with a plan of adoption and ensuring timely family finding. The service provides and delivers a quality service for prospective adopters including robust assessments and analysis, preparation training and on-going support. The service also maintains close links with each of the local authorities to ensure children with a plan of adoption find a stable, strong adoptive placement in a timely manner with the appropriate support to ensure success
  • To assess prospective adopters and also understand the child's needs and wishes in order to progress the plan of adoption resulting in the best outcome possible for children and their adoptive families.

Essential Skills & Experience needed:

  • MUST have qualified experience of working in adoption
  • Diploma in social work or equivalent qualification
  • Successful completion of Assessed Year in Employment and 2+ year's post qualifying experience
  • Be registered with Social Work England SWE
  • Clear Enhanced DBS check
  • 35 hour week

** Please send your CV to heather.scase @twrecruitment.com **

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