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Social Worker - Adoption

Job Type:
Temporary
Sector:
Social Work
Category:
Children and Families Services, Adoption
Seniority:
Social Worker
Region:
London
Location:
Croydon
Salary:
£29 to £30 per hour
Posted:
31/07/2017
Job Ref:
GLA58778

Social Worker - Adoption - Croydon - £29 - £30ph    
    
My Client in Croydon is recruiting for a Social Worker to join the adoption team. Applicants must have recent experience of Adoption including knowledge of recent experience and being well accustomed to working in a fast-paced environment. The successful candidate will carry out assessments, worked on complex cases and offer support and advice to adopters. In this service, the ideal candidates will be responsible for a case load specialising in work with local children and young people. 

The main aim and objective will be to achieve safety and well-being outcomes for looked after children and young people through on-going assessment and care planning. This involves direct work with children, young people, families and carers. They should be able to apply evidence-based models of interventions within clear theoretical frameworks. For all looked after children and young people, “permanence” is a key outcome to be delivered – through Adoption, Special Guardianship, Child Arrangement Order or Long-term fostering. You will ideally have post qualifying experience in safeguarding, court work and Looked After Children. Experience of working with the systemic family therapy model is highly desireable and a willingness to demonstrate this model in practice.     
    
Benefits of the role as a Adoption Social Worker:   
  • A competitive rate    
  • A role that does not frequently become available    
  • Good management support   
  • Access to My Liquid Rewards        
The successful Adoption Social Worker will have experience of:         
  • Previously working within an Adoption team    
  • Proven knowledge of the Children's Act, adoption standards and using these outcomes to improve outcomes for children.   
  • Experience of working on more complex cases   
  • Experience of undertaking all work with users of our service, their families and carer's.   
  • Knowledge of Fostering & Adoption regulations, national minimum standards and legislation      
You MUST be:     
  • HCPC registered   
  • Eligible to work in the UK    
  • A full UK license holder      
Why Liquid Personnel?

Discounts on groceries, clothing and many high street stores with “My Liquid Rewards”
Free DBS and compliance service
Access to exclusive roles that aren't available from other agencies  
Your own dedicated consultant with extensive social work knowledge
Access to a wide selection of social work positions across the UK
Networking opportunities at numerous candidate events
“Refer a Friend” bonus - get £200 for each social worker you refer who we successfully place
“Find your own job” bonus – get £250 for bringing your own position to us
Twice weekly payroll
Free social work training events and CPD webinars
Liquid Personnel is an equal opportunities employer. Liquid Personnel Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. 

Contact Details:
Tel: 0207 046 6205
Contact: Gary Laverty

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