Senior Social Worker (Adoption Team)

Ealing Council
£37,851 to £42,450 per annum inclusive (pro rata)
Hours per week: 
17.5 hours
Job reference: 

An interesting opportunity has arisen for two Social Workers to join the Ealing Adoption Service. The successful candidates will join a supportive and experienced team and be part of a high performing adoption service that is working to deliver the best possible outcomes for children.

We provide a full range of adoption services and you would be involved in permanency planning for our looked after children and recruiting, training and assessing prospective adopters who you would support through the process.

We are looking for social workers who like us are passionate about what they do.  You will be committed to driving forward early permanence for children and meeting the required timescales for the approval of prospective adopters.  You will be able to undertake assessments to a high standard and to family find creatively for children with complex needs.  You will work closely with other professionals and in particular child care social workers to ensure that plans for children are progressed. 

The successful applicants will hold social work qualifications and be HCPC registered.

Ealing council is committed to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. Ealing follows safer recruitment practices to protect children and vulnerable adults.

The post holder will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and Ealing's enhanced vetting process.

For an informal discussion please contact Maggie Sutton, Adoption Team Manager on 0208 825 5953 or email

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