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Post Adoption Lead, Southwark

  • Job reference: adop2104nhsouthwark
  • Location: Southwark, London
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified Social Work
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Job description: Post Adoption Lead, Southwark

This is a temporary role within the Adopt London Service, we are looking for an experienced candidate with Post Adoption experience and Adoption Support Services Advisor.

This will be on a 3-month basis with possibility of further extension.

The role will require someone who is willing to hit the ground running to pick up the management of ASF applications, manage a team of 4 and work with the Post Adoption Manager.

Requirements for this role are as follows:
*The adoption lead must have good working knowledge of the statutory adoption guidance.
*Must hold a recognised social work qualification
*Must have a current registration with Social Work England
*Must be able to provide evidence of continuing professional development, (a successful completion of Practice Educator Professional Standards (PEPS) stage 1 is desirable but not essential)
*Knowledge of childcare legislation, statutory guidance and the London Child Protection Procedures and relevant adoption policy.
*Knowledge and understanding of current issues in children's social work practice, particularly in relation to adoption and Post Adoption.
*Understanding of the need to provide high quality emotionally intelligent supervision, guidance and support to staff, and the particular importance of clarity of social work task allocation, setting priorities and personal development
*Must have previous Post Adoption Experience as Adoption Support Services Advisor

The manager is keen to interview an experienced Childrens Social Worker immediately so please don't hesitate to apply!

Essential Requirements:
*Current DBS
*Qualification in Social Work with SW England registration
*Previous experience as a Senior Childrens Social Worker

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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