One Adoption is a new Regional Adoption Agency, a shared adoption service across the 5 local authorities in West Yorkshire. We are seeking adoption social workers to work in a number of teams across the region. This is an exciting time to be involved in shaping the new regionalised arrangements, developing a high quality adoption service that is timely, flexible and responsive.

Application deadline 23rd October 2017
Job reference 16599
Job location Leeds
Hours per-week Various
Salary £PO1/PO3 - £29,323 to £36,379 (pro rata)

Permanent positions:

Wakefield (Recruitment and assessment) Full & part time position

Leeds (Adoption Support) Full time

Halifax (Family Finding) Full time


Temporary position:

Halifax (Family finding x 1)

Job information for PO1: Adoption Social Worker
Job information for PO3: Senior Adoption Social Worker

Please state clearly on your application which of the above posts you are interested in applying for.


We will provide good supervision and membership of a supportive team, with good opportunities for professional development. If you are a well-motivated and dedicated practitioner; able to demonstrate experience of effectively undertaking social work then we would like you to apply to become part of our team.

For an informal discussion about the posts please contact Julie Chew 07712 216762 or Mandy Prout (07891 272365).

To apply, please visit the Leeds City Council jobs site at (job ref. 16599).

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We promote diversity and want a workforce that reflects the population of Leeds.

A Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check will be carried out on preferred candidates.

How to apply

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