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Coram

Senior Practitioner/ Social Worker

Job Type

Permanent

Region

UK

Salary

Location

£36,000-£42,000

Posted Date

6 January 2022

Coram Campus

Closing Date

17 January 2022

We are looking to appoint at social worker or a senior social worker level, for the latter you must have at least 2 years’ experience in adoption-related work.

About Coram:

Coram is committed to improving the lives of the UK’s most vulnerable children and young people.

We support children and young people from birth to independence, creating a change that lasts a lifetime.

Coram is the UK’s oldest children’s charity founded by Thomas Coram in London helping vulnerable children and young people since 1739. Today, the Coram group helps more than one million children, young people, families and professionals every year by providing access to the skills and opportunities they need to thrive.

About Coram Ambitious for Adoption:

Coram Ambitious for Adoption is a Commissioned Voluntary Adoption Agency, providing a Regional Adoption Agency for a number of Local Authorities. Statutory adoption support services and family finding are located in each participant Local Authority, while the Recruitment and Assessment Team and Adoption Support Team for all Coram families are delivered from the Coram Campus in London.

This post is in the Adoption Support team offering a wide range of post adoption support to families. It is an excellent opportunity for a dynamic practitioner with a real interest in and some experience of adoption to really develop their skills and practice within a dynamic Adoption Support Team.

Qualifications:

- A professional qualification in social work, and registration with Social Work England.

Closing date – 17th January 2022 at 23:59

Interview date- Provisionally week commencing Monday 24th January 2022

Coram is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We actively encourage applicants from Asian, African, Caribbean and other minority ethnic backgrounds to join our teams. Whilst we have a diverse team we recognise we are a predominantly white workforce and are genuinely committed to encouraging candidates from diverse communities in order to improve the services to the children and families we help.

We are committed to the safeguarding of children and where appropriate will require the successful applicant to undertake a check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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