Social Worker - Permanence Team

24 June 2021
Full Time
Sherwood Energy Village (countywide service)
Children, Families & Cultural Services
1st and 2nd July 2021
£27,741 - £36,922 per annum

This is an exciting opportunity for a qualified social worker, with the ability to work with children who have parallel plans for permanence where one of these plans is adoption.

Do you have the ability to make assessments to assist in permanence planning?

Do you have the ability to write high quality reports for the purpose of adoption including child permanence reports?

Do you have experience of direct work with children?

You will be enthusiastic and highly motivated, with excellent communication, report writing skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of agencies and teams.

You will undertake life story work with children and prepare them for adoption. It will be your responsibility to find an adoptive family for the child and to undertake any outstanding work with the birth family.

Your sound knowledge of relevant legislation and care planning will ensure that you consistently apply high standards to improve outcomes for children and their families. 

Appointment to this post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check.

Disabled applicants who meet the essential shortlisting requirements will be guaranteed an interview. A job share scheme is available for all full-time posts: both permanent and temporary, unless otherwise stated. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff to share this commitment and undergo appropriate checks.

Nottinghamshire County Council strives to ensure that it goes beyond the requirements of the Equalities Act and prides itself on being a Stonewall Top 100 employer as well as being accredited as a Disability Confident Organisation. Therefore, the County Council encourages applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age or sexual orientation.

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