Social Worker Adoption (Doncaster Children’s Services Trust)

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Adoption Team in Doncaster Children’s Services Trust as an Adoption Social Worker, primarily working in Post Adoption Support, working with adult adoptees and access to adoption records.

The adoption service in Doncaster has been rated as Outstanding in its VAA inspection (July 2018).

You will join a dynamic, creative, confident and forward thinking team whose aim is to recruit and assess excellent prospective adopters and find suitable families for children who have an adoption plan. The service also provides a range of adoption support services to children and their families including a good service to adult adoptees and those who wish to access adoption records.

Details
Posted
Application deadline 7th March 2021
Job reference REQ04752
Job location Doncaster
Hours per-week 15
Salary £32,085 - £37,916 (FTE) depending on experience

Social Worker Adoption

Part time 15 hours

Permanent

Grade 9 £32,085 – £37,916 (FTE) depending on experience

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Adoption Team in Doncaster Children’s Services Trust as an Adoption Social Worker, primarily working in Post Adoption Support, working with adult adoptees and access to adoption records.

The adoption service in Doncaster has been rated as Outstanding in its VAA inspection (July 2018).

You will join a dynamic, creative, confident and forward thinking team whose aim is to recruit and assess excellent prospective adopters and find suitable families for children who have an adoption plan. The service also provides a range of adoption support services to children and their families including a good service to adult adoptees and those who wish to access adoption records.

Your role will be largely to ensure that adult adoptees who wish to access information about their birth records can do so in a timely manner, or be referred to PAC-UK/Family Action and provide information to adopters and other adoption agencies where necessary.

You will be able to work flexibly to meet the needs of the services. There will be an opportunity to share your knowledge and experience whilst providing some training and development opportunities for adopters, staff within the team and throughout the Trust.

A working knowledge of adoption and post adoption support would be advantageous.

Practitioners within the team receive good support, where excellent social work practice is encouraged and supported and continuing professional development is at the forefront for all in the team.

If you would like any further information about the post please contact either Claire Holmes or Melanie Johnson on 01302 737816 or 01302 737546.

Should you wish to apply please read the Job Description & Person Specification and complete the online application form by:

Closing Date: Sunday 7th March 2021

Interview Date: Thursday 11th March 2021

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