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Social Workers – Adoption and Fostering

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
12/04/2018
Advert End Date:
26/04/2018 22:59
Salary:
(unprogressed) £27,668 - £30,785 per annum. (progressed) £31,601 - £35,444 per annum (Pay award pending).
Hours per week:
37 hours per week
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
Vacancy ID:
174059
Employment Location:
Newcastle upon Tyne
Post Number:
PEO257(e)

Job details 

Closing date:
26 Apr


Further information

Adoption and Fostering
37 hours per week

We are looking for enthusiastic individuals who can work constructively to engage with foster carers and adopters who care for vulnerable children and young people.

You will have sound knowledge of the Children Act 1989 and excellent communication skills, experience of working with children, adoptive parents and/or foster carers, birth parents and other professionals would be advantageous. A good understanding of the Fostering Regulations and/ or Adoption Regulations, Guidance and National Minimum Standards 2011 (England) is expected.

You must have a relevant social work qualification, such as Degree in Social Work, DipSW, CQSW, CSS or equivalent, and current HCPC registration.

To apply for the progressed social worker role, you should have at least 2 years post qualifying experience and have achieved a Post Qualifying Award.

We are committed to protecting and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff to share this commitment. This post is working in regulated activity. If you are successful we will undertake additional recruitment checks which will include a check to see if you have had any criminal convictions, a check of police information and we will check the barred list(s). It is a criminal offence for a barred individual to apply for a job in regulated activity.

Apply online at www.northeastjobs.org.uk.

As this post involves working with children, vulnerable adults or dealing with sensitive information, written references will be taken up and made available to interviewers before the final selection stage; even if you indicate otherwise.

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