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Adoption Social Worker (Post Approval)

Experienced Adoption Social Workers - An exciting opportunity to join a leading charity in Adoption services.

About the Adoption Agency
This is a UK wide leading adoption agency specialising in intercountry adoption. Having consistently received Outstanding Ofsted reports and at the forefront of adoption practice, this agency is continuously expanding their services both domestically and overseas.

They currently provide services to countries including South Africa, China, Kazakhistan as well as having an SEN Adoption Programme with India. Due to their rapid growth, new posts have arisen with the adoption assessment and post-approval teams.

Your new role
You will join a busy and supportive environment based in North London, 
focusing on supporting and advising families through the Post Approval and Post Placement period. You will work closely with the Adoption Assessment team, who will hand over their cases to you to make initial contact with the families. Your duty will be to oversee all stages of the intercountry adoption matching process and attend matching meetings where necessary. Alongside this, you supervise the provision of post placement reports prepared by the agency's sessional workers.


What you'll need to succeed 
This role will suit the individual who is genuinely passionate about children, values high standards of practice, and has a good knowledge of adoption services. Alongside this, you will need:

  • Current HCPC Registration
  • Extensive Post-qualified experience in Adoption Social Work
  •  Passion and commitment to helping children for whom domestic adoption alternatives are not available
  • An excellent ability to develop and maintain relationships with both agencies and families


What you'll get in return 
You will join a very supportive and family-friendly organisation, who will share your passion for enabling children and families to thrive and develop. As well as this, you will receive:

  • Competitve salary of £37,000 - £42,000 per annum (negotiable on experience)
  • Very flexible working options
  • Opportunity to take up sessional adoption work (£2,490 per assessment)
  • Organised Induction package
  • Freedom to be innovative in both service delivery and service improvement
  • Excellent long-term development prospects
  • Intercountry Adoption Training and Support

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click Apply now to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call Jessica Zhang now on 0207 259 8715.

If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.


Job Type:
Charities & Not For Profit
Social Care
£37,000 - £42,000
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Talk to Jessica Zhang, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Victoria

Ebury Gate, 23 Lower Belgrave Street, London, SW1W 0NT

Telephone: 0207 259 8715
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