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Qualified Social Worker - Adoption

  • Location

    Havering, London

  • Sector:

    Social Care

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Up to £32.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Ben Holden

  • Contact email:

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  • Salary low:


  • Job ref:

    Ben - Adoption_1616154612

  • Published:

    24 days ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Contribute to the delivery of an effective Adoption recruitment and assessment service as part of a social work team, improving outcomes for children and young people.
  • Manage caseloads of prospective adopters at all stages in the assessment process utilising a range of assessment tools and techniques in order to complete a comprehensive Prospective Adopter Report
  • Provide advice and guidance for step-parents and other family members on family adoption processes and alternative orders.
  • Provide expert advice and guidance for social work colleagues on recruitment and assessment processes Work with the communications service to provide high quality targeted adopter recruitment and community engagement events
  • Work with the Team Manager and Head of Service to develop the service
  • Work from an agreed local base across 5 London Boroughs to family find for and match children across East London
  • Ensure children and young people are adequately protected in line with Havering LSCB and departmental policy and procedures and relevant legislation.