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Adoption Social Worker / Senior Practitioner – Adoption

Now is a great time to join Nugent’s Children’s Service’s on our ‘journey to outstanding’. We are one of the largest social care charities in the North West and are looking for an exceptional individual to work within our Adoption Service, St Helens.

We are currently recruiting for: Adoption Social Worker- Senior Practitioner

Hours of work: 29.6 hours per week (full time hours may be considered)

Job Ref: 0054/ADOPT

Location of role: St Helens, Merseyside

Nugent are pleased to offer the opportunity for a dedicated Social Worker to join our passionate Adoption team. The successful candidate will support adoptive parents, providing counselling for families and children and gain job fulfilment from the great work adoption services provide.

The successful candidate will be a dedicated and highly professional individual who is CQSW, Dip SW qualified and registered with HCPC. A minimum three years post qualification experience is essential, with at least two years working with children and families and providing support within a multi-agency setting.

You will have a good knowledge of the Adoption & Children’s act and the accompanying guidance, along with all secondary legislation and a sound understanding of how adoption affects all parties.

Key responsibilities will include providing advice, guidance, training and counselling to families and individuals that are affected by adoption.

For an informal chat about this position please contact Stephen Hargrave (Head of Families) on 01744 613 041.

Our benefits include:

  • Salary of £23,574- £34,787 per annum, pro rata
  • Group Personal Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance Scheme
  • Excellent annual leave and other competitive Terms & Conditions
  • Regular supervisions and annual appraisal scheme
  • Career Progression opportunities
  • Fully paid DBS and update service

To apply please down load an application pack below or contact HR@wearenugent.org to request an application pack.

Closing Date for completed applications midday: 22nd November 2019

Interview Date: 12th December 2019

Please note – This position is subject to an enhanced DBS check & update service which is fully paid for by Nugent.

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and encourage applications from underrepresented groups

 Nugent actively promotes the safeguarding of vulnerable adults, young people and children


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