Faith in Families

Adoption Social Worker

Location
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Salary
Pt. 28 – 36 £24,472 - £31,288
Posted
31 Aug 2018
Closes
18 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time

Adopt Together is Faith in Families adoption service. Faith in Families is an independent children’s charity based in West Bridgford, Nottingham, providing a range of comprehensive children’s services. The Agency has enjoyed consistent ‘Outstanding’ ratings from Ofsted for its high quality services and our social work team ensure that the best interests of vulnerable children are met.

This is an exciting opportunity in this unprecedented time of change in the adoption sector.  Faith in Families is one of three VAAs who are part of the government’s regionalisation agenda for the East Midlands. The agency is known for its high quality work in preparing and assessing prospective adoptive parents for the harder to place children. We also provide lifelong support through our comprehensive adoption support service. We want to recruit exceptional candidates with relevant experience, energy and enthusiasm for our work. If you would like to be part of our forward thinking, innovative team we would like to hear from you.

Adoption Social Worker

Part time - 3 days per week

Pt. 28 – 36 £24,472 - £31,288

An opportunity has arisen for an experienced Adoption Social Worker to join our vibrant team. As an Adoption Social Worker you will be responsible for undertaking tasks related to the preparation and assessment of prospective adoptive parents which will include the completion of prospective adopter reports, as well as post-placement support to children and families and completion of court and agency reports. You will also co-facilitate the agency’s preparation workshops for prospective adopters. The team are focussed on recruiting and preparing adopters to parent sibling groups, children from a range of ethnic backgrounds and older children. If this sounds like a challenge you are interested in, please contact us.

Closing date: 10 am on Tuesday 18th September 2018

Interviews to be held on: Monday 24th September 2018

For an informal discussion about this post please contact Tif Beadle, Adoption Manager on 01159558811. The agency is an Equal Opportunities Employer and successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced DBS.

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