Qualified Social Worker, Lancashire County Council, Childrens Adoption Team


Ref: EN118-846

Sector: Social Work
Division: Childrens Services
Specialist Area: Social Worker
Location: Lancashire
Job type: Contract
Salary (per hour): Negotiable dependent on experience and pay scheme selected
Reference: EN118-846

Job Description

Qualified Social Worker, Lancashire County Council, Childrens Adoption Team - Must be a Qualified Social Worker with a minimum of 2 years+ UK Social Worker experience within a Children's Social Work team

Our client is looking for a qualified Social Worker with 2 years+ UK Social Worker experience within a Children’s Social Work team

The team work extremely well together to ensure the safety of children under the close supervision of a supportive Team Manager

The responsibilities will include:

• Support the recruitment of adopters
• Provide advice, training and support to adults inquiring about becoming adopters
• Undertake assessments of prospective adopters
• Support adopters and their family to an appropriate match and to gaining an adoption order
• Undertake thorough and complex assessments of adoptive applicants, to analyse the information provided, and to present well written Prospective Adopter’s Reports to the Adoption Panel
• Plan and participate in the preparation and training of Adoptive applicants
• Support adoptive applicants through the process of matching and into placement
• Being involved in planning, facilitating and running training events
• Work as an enthusiastic and committed team member, contributing to the development of the Service
• Participate in team meetings, service meetings and any working groups deemed to be appropriate
• Participate in and deliver training for staff and adoptive applicants
• Participate in regional and national events as appropriate
• 37 hours per week(flexible by negotiation)
• 3 month Temporary Contract
• Start date subject to DBS and reference clearance

Successful candidates will benefit from:

• A Kindle Fire upon commencement of contract (see terms)
• £20 Amazon voucher if registration is completed within 2 weeks (see terms)
• Competitive pay rates
• Weekly payroll
• Free access to a comprehensive online training portal worth £500 a year
• Your own dedicated consultant with extensive social work knowledge
• Receive up to £250 for each referred worker (see terms)

The successful candidate will need to hold a DipSW or equivalent must be registered with the HCPC, have a current DBS and be a car driver.

Please call the recruitment team where you will speak to one of our dedicated consultants on 0333 1234 530

Apply for this job

Phone: 0333 1234 530
Or email your CV, quoting the job reference code, to: jobs@entrustsocialcare.co.uk