Location: Barnardo's Adoption Service LEASE (London, East Anglia, South East)
Contract type: Fixed term
Salary : £28,631 - £37,414
Closing Date: 14 August 2019
Interview Date: 3rd September 2019
Adoption Social Worker – fixed term post 1 year from September/October 2019
This role, which is home-based, will involve working as part of an established VAA Adoption team covering the South East region which includes Kent, Sussex, Surrey and some work into Hampshire.
The successful candidate will be involved in the preparation, assessment and support of prospective adopters who will meet the needs of children waiting for adoption placements. Our children are placed from Local Authorities around the U.K. and therefore some overnight stays and travel around the U.K. may be required. Ideally you will be a car driver and your home location must be within our region.
You will need to be an HCPC registered social worker and ideally have some experience in family placement.
When completing your application please refer to your skills knowledge and experience in relation to the Person Specification, Job Description and Additional Information document. This should be done with an understanding of the context of the service described.
Barnardo's believe in creating equality of opportunity in the workplace and supporting people to manage their work-life balance; we are therefore are open to offering flexible working arrangements.
At Barnardo's we believe in children – no matter who they are, what they have done or what they have been through. Please read about our basis and values following the link below. You will be asked questions relating to them as part of the recruitment process for this role.
Barnardo's is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce for staff and volunteers. We actively encourage applications from disabled, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic and male candidates as they are under-represented within Barnardo's.
Our basis and values
Full details and application documents here
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