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Adoption Social Worker, Southwark

  • Job reference: adoptsw2810southwark
  • Location: Southwark, London
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified Social Work
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Job description: Adoption Social Worker, Southwark

We are currently recruiting for an Experienced Adoption Social Worker in Southwark, South East London. We have both full Time and part time work options available.

The role is to start ASAP and on a 3 month rolling contract.

Essential Requirements:
You will need to have at least 2 years adoption experience

About the role:
*The Achieving Permanence Team undertake a diverse range of tasks to make sure that children who cannot grow up within their birth families are placed with families where they will thrive, be happy and healthy and meet their potential.
*These tasks include adoption family finding and matching in partnership with Adoption London South. Securing well matched long term foster placements, transition planning, court evidence and attendance as well as direct work and all statutory looked after children procedures.
*As a social worker you would also be key to supporting the day-to-day running of the team, supporting other team members and promoting permanency across Children's Services. This would include duties additional to casework such as attending permanency and legal panels, chairing meetings and attending court with other workers.

What we are looking for:
*We are looking for a social worker with good experience of the adoption process and permanency planning.
*A worker who has excellent assessment and analytical skills and ability to produce written work to a court level standard as well as having a solid understanding of the legal framework which underpins adoption, long term fostering and safeguarding. Promoting equality and tackling oppression and discrimination should be at the core of your practice.
*Direct work is a big part of the job.
*You should be creative and skilled in direct work

Working with Service Care Solutions comes with many benefits, including -
*A specialist consultant specific to you with a wide range of social work knowledge
*Excellent and competitive rates of pay
*An extensive range of exclusive Social Work vacancies available throughout the UK
*Expert payroll service processed twice per week
*Frequent job updates sent to you exclusively to meet your requirements
*£250 bonus offered for referring a friend to any job role
*Loyalty Bonus Scheme granting access to our rewards website which includes free gifts such as televisions, mobile phones and more

If you are interested in the role, or know of anyone who may be, please contact Nosheen at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208 964 or email

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

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