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Re-ad DBS3942 Adopt North East - Social Worker x 3

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
30/07/2020
Advert End Date:
09/08/2020 23:59
Salary:
£26,999 - £34,788 pa (plus £,2000 pa market supplement)
Hours per week:
37
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
Vacancy ID:
199190
Employment Location:
Any location within North Tyneside
Closing date:
9 Aug
Further Information

Adopt North East is an exciting collaboration between five Local Authorities.

The service is hosted by North Tyneside in partnership with Newcastle, Northumberland, Gateshead and South Tyneside. This is an opportunity to join our team as we work towards our vision of being an excellent regional adoption agency.

Are you a Social Worker excited at the prospect of joining and being part of the development of a child centred adoption agency with the passion and experience to help prospective adopters and families who have adopted?

You will need social work skills in assessment and delivery of adoption support within the Adoption Team, experience of working with adopters in preparing them to meet the needs of children with a plan for adoption, a good understanding of attachment and working in partnership.

Adopt North East is ambitious to provide the best quality adoption service possible and we require ambitious Social Workers to complete our Adoption team.

Previous applicants need not apply.

You will be appointed to LG Grade 8 or 9 depending on your qualifications and experience.

LG Grade 8 - £26,999 - £30,507 pa
LG Grade 9 - £31,371 - £34,788 pa

Please be advised that this position will require an Enhanced check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

North Tyneside Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

In addition, staff and volunteers are expected to familiarise themselves with all relevant policies, procedures and guidance in relation to safeguarding children and safe practice with vulnerable adults. Within North Tyneside, safeguarding is everybody’s business.