Senior Case Worker - Adoption Support

Coventry, West Midlands
£30,153 - £36,379 pa
02 May 2017
21 May 2017
Job role
Social Worker
Contract Type
Full time

We are seeking a suitably enthusiastic, qualified, experienced and HCPC Registered Social Worker to work in a busy local authority adoption support team. 

With a background in Adoption, you will be highly motivated to achieve the best outcomes for the children and families we work with. 

The successful candidate will have experience in providing ongoing supervision to approved adopters and supporting them through the process of being matched with children. You will also have experience of working with adopters and a good knowledge of supporting them to use therapeutic / attachment-based methods would be advantageous. 

You should have a sound knowledge of the legislation and regulations surrounding adoption and an ability to apply this to your practice. 

In return we offer:

  • Monthly formal Supervision and group learning experiences
  • Access to Training and Development Opportunities including training in therapeutic approaches.
  • A competitive Salary.

Interview Date

8th June 2017

Equalities Statement

Coventry City Council is clear about its responsibilities in embracing diversity and ensuring we recruit people of a high calibre on the basis of their skills, abilities, and experience. As such we welcome applications from a diverse range of candidates.

Key Requirements

This post is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to this post will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

This Authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Please note we will communicate any interview arrangements with you via email, so please check your email and WMJobs account on a regular basis after submitting your application.

This vacancy and advert will be closed as soon as sufficient applications are received. Therefore, it is strongly advised that you complete and return your application as soon as possible.

Supporting documents
Job Description and Person Specification.pdf