Adoption Social Worker job in Bolton at Blackburn With Darwen Borough Council

Adoption Social Worker

Company: Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council

Location: Blackburn UK

Date Posted:Nov 21, 2016

Grade H, SCP 35 £30,480 to 39 £34,196 per annumPermanent, 37 hours per weekChildren and young people are the first priority for Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council. The Children’s Services Department is well established and making good progress in delivering positive outcomes for children and young people.An opportunity has arisen for a qualified social worker to join our dynamic, enthusiastic and committed Adoption Team, with a primary focus initially on recruitment and adopter assessments but able and willing to participate in family finding and child case holding also as and when needed.  You would be joining the team at an exciting time as Blackburn with Darwen is part of a developing Regional Adoption Agency which is forward thinking in its vision and ambitions.  The team as a whole are fully involved in helping to shape this agency and you would equally have a part to play in this.You must have demonstrable post-qualifying experience in a statutory childcare setting (minimum 1 year), including experience of adoption. Specific experience of conducting adopter assessments would be a distinct advantage.  You will need to have a working knowledge of relevant legislation and national minimum standards including the Children Act 1989, the Adoption and Children Act 2002. Some evening and occasional weekend work is required.We offer regular supervision and annual appraisal. Other benefits include transfer of continual service benefits from other Local Authorities; Local Government Pension Scheme as well as training and development opportunities.Proposed interview date: Monday 12th December 2016. View full job description
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