Adoption Social Worker
North Lincolnshire
£30,153 to £42,504 per year
20th Apr, 2023
Job description

Adoption Social Worker

We are looking for an enthusiastic and creative social worker to join our outstanding team.

Social Workers in adoption need to have a range of skills in the following areas; recruitment activity, undertaking assessment, facilitating and supporting training and identifying and matching adoptive families with children who have a plan of adoption.

We provide support to adopted adults who wish to access information in relation to their birth history and we deliver support to Adoptive and Special Guardianship households through our One Family Approach. The successful applicant will have a passion for achieving positive outcomes and permanence for children.

North Lincolnshire is a great place to live and grow up. With so many good and outstanding schools, masses of green space and affordable housing, there really is nowhere better. But we know life has its challenges, and some families need extra help and support to stay together and thrive.

This is a rare but exciting opportunity for a Social Worker to join our high performing Adoption Team. We provide an outstanding Adoption Service to children and Families across North Lincolnshire and believe in putting children and families at the heart of our practice. If you share this belief, then why not come join this outstanding team. Why join North Lincolnshire Council?

We offer:

Competitive salaries with annual pay awards

Local Government Pension Scheme with employer contributions up to 18.5%

Generous annual leave and Bank Holiday entitlement

Flexible and agile working

A modern workplace with access to great technology

Salary sacrifice schemes- ie the option to purchase additional holidays or a bike to cycle to work

Family friendly policies supporting fostering, adoption and caring responsibilities

Closing date:20/04/2023.

Interview date: 28/04/2023.

For more information, please contact Karen Everatt, Adoption Service Manager on 01724 297024 or email

North Lincolnshire Council do not accept CVs. You must complete the application form via the 'Apply' button.

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