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Adoption Support Worker

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Temporary
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
26/06/2020
Advert End Date:
05/07/2020 23:59
Salary:
£22,462 - £23,836 Annually
Hours per week:
37 hours per week
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
Vacancy ID:
198487
Employment Location:
Stockton-on-Tees
Post Number:
011119

Job details 

Closing date:
5 Jul


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Further information

Temporary for 6 months

Adoption Tees Valley is the RAA, covering the 5 Tees Valley LA areas, now undertaking all adoption work for this area. We are seeking an Adoption Support Worker to add to the existing compliment of post holders, in providing support to the adoption service within the region with a particular focus on completing Life Story books.

Adoption Support Workers will assist the social work team in providing a comprehensive service to prospective and existing adopters. Duties will include completion of life story books for children; assisting with assessments of prospective adopters; contributing to duty rota; assisting with training and post box arrangements.

The successful candidate will work from ATV Centre in Stockton, and will receive support, supervision and training to enable her/him to operate effectively within the role. ATV is a busy adoption service, now managing a high volume of cases, and some flexibility in working hours may be available to meet the needs of the successful candidate and the service.

Please ensure you refer to the Job Description and the essential and desirable criteria in the Person Specification when completing the Personal Statement on the application form, as this information is used to select candidates for interview.

If you would like an informal discussion about the post, please contact Louise Addison, Team Manager, on 01642 526400.

Interview Date 13-07-20

Adoption Tees Valley ensures that all customers, both internal and external receive a consistently high quality level of service.

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