Adoption Social Worker

Permanent
Part Time
22.2 hrs (3 days per week)
Faith in Families, 7 Colwick Road, West Bridgford, Nottingham, NG2 5FR
NJC Pt 23- 33, £27,741- £36,922 pro-rata

Faith in Families has a long standing partnerships with local authorities in the region and work closely with RAAs across the whole of the Midlands. The agency is known for its high quality work in preparing and assessing prospective adoptive parents for the harder to place children We also provide lifelong support through our comprehensive adoption support service. We want to recruit exceptional candidates with relevant experience, energy and enthusiasm for our work. If you would like to be part of our forward thinking, innovative team we would like to hear from you.

You will be responsible for undertaking tasks related to the preparation and assessment of prospective adoptive parents which will include the completion of prospective adopter reports, as well as post-placement support to children and families and completion of court and agency reports. You may also co-facilitate the agency’s preparation workshops for prospective adopters. Faith in Families focusses on approving families for harder to place children such as sibling groups, children from a range of ethnic backgrounds and older children.

For an informal discussion about the above posts, please contact Claire Hurst, Adoption Manager on 07785629844. The Agency is an Equal Opportunities Employer and successful applicants will be subject to an Enhanced DBS and must be Social Work England Registered.

For an Information Pack for all of the above posts (which contains an application form to be completed), visit www.faithinfamilies.org/vacancies.

Completed applications can be returned to sharon.davis@faithinfamilies.org.

Closing date: Wed 27th Jan 9am 2021. 

Interviews Mon 8th February 2021.

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