Adoption in Merseyside in the regional adoption agency for the Merseyside region covering Knowsley, Sefton, Liverpool and Wirral. AiM provides all statutory adoption functions including recruitment and assessment of adopters, family finding for children and adoption support.
To work as an Recruitment and Assessment Social Worker for the regionalised adoption service with responsibility for undertaking recruitment & assessment of adopters in a timely manner. You will also be responsible for the regionalised adoption service with responsibility for undertaking recruitment, assessment and family finding activities. This will include step parent adoption assessments and completion of Annexe As for court. This is to meet the needs of the service and for those children with a plan of adoption.
The successful applicant will need to be qualified and professionally registered as a social worker, have an understanding of the statutory guidance and legislation relating to adoption. Good assessment skills and an understanding of adoption social work practice and processes will be required.
For an informal discussion, please e-mail Elaine.Jamison@Adoptioninmerseyside.co.uk
Interviews are scheduled to take place Thursday, 16 December 2021.
How to Apply
Please apply online by clicking the link below. Please note applications cannot be considered without the completion of the form in full