ADOPTION SUPPORT SOCIAL WORKERS
SO2 £29,636 -£33,799
Adoption Counts is a Regional Adoption Agency, established in 2017 to deliver adoption services in Cheshire East, Manchester, Salford, Stockport and Trafford local authorities
Adoption Counts has a specialist Adoption Support Team with a clearly defined management structure, alongside Recruitment and Assessment and Family Finding teams .
We are looking to recruit 2.6 FTE Adoption Support Social Workers , to join our multi agency Adoption Support Team , delivering services to adopted adults , adopted children and adoptive families.
The posts will be based at Etrop Court , Wythenshawe and cover the geographical area of the RAA.
The Social Worker will have expert knowledge in the needs of adopted children and the additional resources required to be an adoptive parent.
They will be knowledgeable in supporting adopted adults to access their birth records and be sensitive to the issues raised during this process and will possess expert assessment skills to undertake adoption assessments of need.
The posts are available in both our Adoption Support First Response team and our long term adoption support team.
In all areas of the service the role would be to offer the family support as a qualified and experienced social worker. This would include offering advice and support around attachment and therapeutic parenting, indirect and direct contact, identity and life story for their child and helping families strengthen their resilience and support networks. The work involves liaison with other professionals including health, education and children’s statutory services.
Interviews will be held in September 2020
The successful applicant's appointment will be subject to satisfactory clearance by the Disclosure and Barring Service.
Due to the current home working arrangements please email the team managers for further information.
Job Description and Person Specification
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