Social Worker

A Charity with a ‘Good’ Ofsted rating are looking for a Qualified Social Worker to join their Adoption team.

This is a permanent position.

This is a Social Worker role in their Family Placement service (Fostering & Adoption) and is responsible for providing a social work service to foster carers/adopters and children/young people to ensure that the best outcomes for children and young people is achieved at all times in line with all statutory and regulatory requirements, alongside their policies and procedures.

The role will also contribute to the development of the service by working collaboratively with Family Placement colleagues undertaking such activities as recruitment and training and supporting the wider Family Placement agenda.
Benefits for you as an Adoption Social Worker:

Manageable Caseloads
A great work life balance and work culture
Training and support from managers
Competitive Salary
26 days annual leave plus bank holidays, increasing after 5 years service
The ability to buy up to another 5 days annual leave via our HolidayPlus scheme
A host of family friendly leave options including company Maternity Paternity and Adoption pay; together with all family additional leave options
Service-related sick pay from day 1

Your responsibilities as an Adoption Social Worker:

Maintain accurate case recording at all times
Completion of PAR/Adoption assessments
Attend relevant multi agency meetings such as LAC reviews
Representing the organisation at internal and external meetings
Family Finding
Linking & Matching
Producing qualitative reports to be shared with relevant external agencies (e.g.

Court, Local Authority, regulatory bodies)
Partake in participation and consultation events with adopters, children & young people
Training delivery in both Group and Individual settings
Undertaking project work as and when required

Requirements of you as an Adoption Social Worker:

Relevant Social Work Qualification such as DipSW, CSS, CQSW
Valid Social Work registration – HCPC/CCWales/SSSC/NISCC
Demonstrable knowledge of relevant Family Placement legislation
Demonstrable and applied knowledge of child protection procedures
Understanding of the role of children’s Social Workers; knowledge of the role of other agencies in particular, health and education; knowledge of the growth and development of children
Experience of undertaking assessments

Salary scale – up to £41,000 d.o.e + Benefits
What do you get from working with me?

CV enhancement
Application form enhancement
Access to many jobs in the market
One central point of contact
Interview preparation assistance
Expert consultation
Questions answered.
Offer negotiation.

I am also offering a referral bonus of £250.00 to anyone who refers a social work professional to our agency that is successfully placed.
Please feel free to contact me anytime to discuss the above or other opportunities that you would like me to seek for you.

  • Location: Caerphilly, Wales
  • Salary: £35360 - £41000 per annum + Amazing Benefits
  • Type: Permanent
  • Recruiter: Charles Hunter Associates
  • Posted: 18-May-2023
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