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Social Worker – Permanency Progression Lead

  • Location: Exeter, England
  • Salary: £44 - £44 per hour
  • Type: Temporary / Full Time

Seven Resourcing are looking for a Qualified Social Worker to work as a Permanency Progression Lead in Barnstaple, Devon. This is a full time position and is paying £44 per hour, also including £150 Per Week expense allowance towards travel/accommodation.

37 Hours Per Week, including hybrid remote/office working.

The role:

Permanency progression lead is a specialist role that progresses plans for Permanence for Children in Care.

Key Responsibilities:

This will include completion and updates to CPR, working closing with Family Finder for matching, supporting the child with transitional and life story direct work to prepare them for Adoption and undertake court work in relation to the Adoption Order being made. All other statutory Child in Care related duties are required for this role e.g. reviews, personal education plan meetings, visits etc. It may involve some court work. This role will also include working with unborn babies where there is likely to be a plan of adoption to ensure we are promoting early permanence for children. The candidate will be experienced and confident in adoption, working closely with our Regional Adoption Agency, Adopt South West, to ensure children with a plan of adoption are matched with their adoptive family in a child friendly timescale, supporting adopted children and their families with complex needs, through regular review of an adoption support plan. You will provide support and consultation to less experienced members of the team in relation to good practice in adoption.

Applicant Requirements:

  • Qualifications: Qualification in Social Work
  • Experience: 2+ years working within a similar role. 
  • Compliance: Current DBS check. 
  • Travel: Clean UK driving license with the ability to commute to and from work independently.
  • Hours: 37 hours p/w.

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