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Adoption Social Worker

  • Job reference: JN SGO
  • Location: Waltham Forest, London
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified Social Work
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Job description: We are currently recruiting for a Social Worker and Senior Practitioner Social Workers to join the Children and Families Adoption team based with the London Borough of Waltham Forest.

We are looking for someone who can provide support to adopters and Special Guardians following the order being granted.

This is a rare opportunity and the role will include:

* undertaking assessments for therapeutic support,
* applications to the ASF,
* mediation work,
* reviews of support plans
* overseeing contact arrangements- direct and letterbox,
* compiling summaries for access to files for adopted adults,
* Intermediary work
* liaising with birth families re contact issues,
* attending SG support group,
* part of post order duty system
* participation in PSG- group supervision

This great opportunity with a very structured and dedicated Team with the possibility of a long term contract. If you have worked in Looked After Children, SGO and or Adoption teams I am eager to speak to you.

There is also a competitive salary available and ongoing training towards your career.

For this position you must have:
*a degree or masters in Social Work (or any other recognised equivalent qualification)
*HCPC registration
*2+ Years' experience in Local Authority services.
*Car Driver with use of a vehicle.

If you are interested in applying for this role or if you would like information about any roles in your area please call John at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208964 or email

Working with Service Care Solutions offers many benefits including:

*A specialist consultant within an experienced Social Work recruitment team
*Consistently excellent rates of pay
*An extensive range of Social Work vacancies across the UK
*Payroll service twice a week
*An extensive and exclusive range of Social Work vacancies across the UK
*Nationwide provider Social Work staff to over 200 local authorities.
*Payroll service twice a week
*Ltd and PAYE payment options available
*Frequent notifications for upcoming opportunities via text and email
*Loyalty schemes / bonuses
*Disclosures provided via fast track online services free of charge

Service Care Solutions also offers a £250 referral bonus! So if you know anyone who would be perfect for this role and they are placed into work you receive £250 once their probationary period has been completed.