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Adopt London West Regional Adoption Agency is a new partnership service comprising the London Boroughs of Brent, Ealing, Hammersmith and Fulham and Hounslow and hosted by the London Borough of Ealing. The service recruits adopters and finds families for children across our partner agencies. We also offer support services to adoptive and special guardianship families. 

Every child has the right to a safe and supportive family life. Adopt London West aspires to promote best practice across its adoption and special guardianship support services.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a senior social worker to join the Adopt London West Service in the Recruitment and Family Finding Team. We are seeking a social worker with experience of adoption, who is committed to innovative practice and assuring the best possible outcomes for children and adoptive 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. 

Working closely with other professionals and childcare social workers across the Adopt London West Region, you will be able to undertake assessments to a high standard and to family find creatively for children with complex needs to ensure that plans for them are progressed.

You will hold a social work qualification and be registered with Social Work England.

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.

This role is deemed customer facing and as such you must have a command of spoken English which is sufficient to enable you to effectively perform the role. This requirement relates to Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016.

For further information please contact Maggie Sutton Team Manager Adopt London West on 020 825 5953 or email [email protected] or Debbie Gabriel Head of Service on 020 8825 8815 or email [email protected]

Please refer to the advert on the Ealing Council website for role profile