This is an exciting time to join Adoption South East, the Regional Adoption Agency for East and West Sussex, Brighton and Hove and Surrey. You will be employed by East Sussex County Council and your work base will be at Eastbourne office and you will be able to work flexibly, within a team well established in working virtually and with good technical support prior to the current pandemic. We are recruiting to a number of Social Worker posts in an established and supportive team.
You will hold a mixed caseload of prospective adopter assessments together with family finding and adoption support responsibilities. There will also be the opportunity to contribute to our evolving regional service and to develop your skills across the full range of adoption social work.
If you are keen to extend your social work skills and you are passionate about achieving permanent families for children we welcome your expression of interest to be part of our exciting regional service.
A wide range of benefits
In addition to a highly-competitive salary, we offer a wide range of benefits, including:
• Relocation costs of up to £8,000, if you are making a move of more than 20 miles
• Payment of your HCPC registration fees
Join us now
Our Social Work practice is high impact. We know we are making a difference because that’s what children and young people tell us. We’ve been awarded the following:
• Judged Outstanding by Ofsted and in our July 2018
• Local Government Association Chronicle Awards for services to children and business transformation
• Silver Award for Best Social Work Employer at the Social Worker of the year Awards 2017
• Teaching Partnership status.
So, if you’d like to be part of our progressive team, apply NOW.
For more information about Children's Social work in East Sussex please visit https://www.eastsussex.gov.uk/jobs/social-work-with-children/
How to Apply
Please apply online via the link provided.
Please note, we do not accept CV’s submitted without a fully completed online application form.