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Adoption Social Worker

| CCS Adoption

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a 1 or 2 year fixed term contract as an Adoption Social Worker at CCS. The post is based in our Bristol office, covering Wiltshire, Somerset, Gloucestershire, South Gloucestershire, Bath, Bristol, Swindon and South Wales.

The post holder will ideally be 3 years qualified Social Worker preferably with adoption experience, who will be undertaking adoption assessment and making and supporting placements as well as contributing to all aspects of the Agency’s adoption service. This will include recruitment activities, family finding, Post adoption Support, assisting on training.
Opportunity for creativity and innovative practice is encouraged and welcomed.

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Senior Social Worker

| Adopt London West (Based at London Borough of Ealing)

An exciting opportunity has arisen for two additional senior social workers to join Adopt London West on a 12-month fixed term contract, one in the Recruitment and Family Finding team and one in the Adoption and Special Guardianship Support team.
We are looking for social workers with experience of adoption and an understanding of special guardianship and the potential complex dynamics in these arrangements. You will be committed to innovative practice and assuring the best possible outcomes for children and their families.
You will be passionate about what you do and committed to driving forward early permanence for children and meeting the required timescales for the approval of prospective adopters.

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Supervising Social Worker

| States of Guernsey

The States of Guernsey are looking for a Supervising Social Worker to join their team at Children and Family Community Services.

The role will entail operating as a Supervising Social Worker in the provision of an effective Family Placement Service undertaking the recruitment, assessment, review, training, supervision and support of a range of carers providing placements for Looked after Children and children with disability including foster carers, specialist foster carers, short break carers for children with disability, kinship carers and prospective adopters. The Service holds key responsibility for the Permanency Planning process for children and young people and adoption applications to the Court. The Family Placement Service is currently developing Parent and Child placements and a Supported Lodgings Scheme as additional service responsibilities.

The Supervising Social Worker will report to the Team Manager or Deputy Manager, Family Placement Service.

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Training and Consultancy Administrator

| CoramBAAF

CoramBAAF has a long-standing reputation as a provider of high-quality training, conference and consultancy services aimed at social work, health care and legal professionals and also, when appropriate, foster carers and adopters. Our training and consultancy team runs a busy and varied range of learning events including open events (conferences, courses, masterclasses and webinars) and commissioned training. We are now looking to recruit a Training and Consultancy Administrator to lead in providing support to the programme of commissioned training, conferences and events, but also to support colleagues across all activities including general administration within the team.

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Service Manager

| Adoption@Heart

Develop your management career in social work at City of Wolverhampton Council.
Adoption@Heart is a Regional Adoption Agency delivering adoption services to Wolverhampton, Walsall, Sandwell and Dudley. This vacancy offers the successful applicant the opportunity to join a progressive and dynamic RAA partnership, and to be involved in shaping the service as we move further forward with delivery and development. As Service Manager, you will be in a lead management role responsible to the Head of Service and working alongside Team Managers. You will have a key role in driving service developments in recruiting and supporting adoptive families and family finding for children. You will also be the strategic link to some of our partner local authorities, ensuring close integration with care planning services.

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High Needs Supported Lodging Hosts

| Norfolk County Council

Do you think you could help a young person reach their full potential? Could you help them feel welcome, comfortable and secure?

If the answer is yes, then please read on. Our innovative New Roads service is looking for people from all walks of life who could help young people turn their lives around by becoming one of our supported lodgings providers. New Roads is a service and approach supporting adolescents who are in or on the edge of care and at risk of placement breakdown without an intervention package in place, as well as being a group that traditionally has particularly poor long-term outcomes.

At the heart of this model is supporting these young people in a family setting. The purpose of New Roads is to not just reduce time spent in care, but to provide support and therapeutic interventions that improve things for young people across a range of outcome measures and help them to progress to adulthood.

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Supervising Social Worker

| Lorimer Fostering

Lorimer Fostering are currently seeking an enthusiastic, energetic, qualified Supervising Social Worker to join our established team. The position is full-time (usually 9am to 5pm) but we are happy to negotiate on part-time hours; there will also be a requirement to undertake some work in the evenings and/or weekends to meet the needs of the agency (e.g. training, assessing, marketing or supporting carers).

If you are interested in this role but are not yet at a point where you wish to change please do still apply. Over the next year we expect to have a number of new carers so we are seeking to plan ahead. Just let us know of this intention when submitting your CV and we will keep in touch to inform you of any future Supervising Social Worker positions.

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Registered Manager

| Lorimer Fostering

Lorimer Fostering are currently seeking an enthusiastic and energetic Registered Manager to join our established team. This is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate as the role is integral to the development and operation of this agency. The ideal candidate will be confident and self-motivated with a flexible approach. The postholder will have strong leadership qualities to manage the staff team and implement the vision and strategy of the agency. The postholder will have a recognised and accredited Social Work qualification with SWE registration and be able to satisfy Ofsted’s Fit Persons interview.

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Hub Community Family Foster Carer

| Norfolk County Council

Do you think you could help a young person reach their full potential?
Could you help them get on the right track and build a supportive relationship?

If the answer is yes, then please read on! Norfolk County Council Fostering Service are seeking an exceptional individual or family to offer specialised foster care to a young person within our New Roads Community Service.   

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Specialist Foster Carers and Mentors

| South Gloucestershire Council

We are seeking skilled individuals who are able to care for children who have experienced complex trauma. The post holder would be able to offer therapeutic care either on a full- time or part-time basis. This could even be for a few hours at a time to engage a child in activities to support the primary placement. It could also be to offer a home to older children to help and support them to access work or education.