As a direct contact caseworker with the adoption team you will be responsible for a case load of children and young people that have been adopted. You will be responsible for setting up and managing the on-going support of post adoption face to face contact between adopted children and their birth families.
The successful candidate will be a person who is able to negotiate and manage the complexity of emotion from the children’s, birth family’s and adopter’s perspective in this non statutory role. A flexible approach is needed as arrangements may need to increase, decrease or cease until the next review throughout the child’s minority.
Out of hours work may sometimes be required as well as transporting services users. Accurate recording and completion of all relevant paperwork in terms of setting up arrangement documents using East Sussex case management systems.
Full training and support will be given.