Adoption - Social Worker

Join Our Team: Adoption Children's Social Worker

Location: London (Hybrid)
Salary: Up to £37 per hour
Contract Type: Full-time, Locum

Are you passionate about making a difference in children's lives? Do you have the skills and dedication to support children through the adoption process? If so, we want you on our team!

About Us: We are a dynamic and compassionate organization committed to providing the highest level of support and care for children in need of loving, permanent homes. Our mission is to ensure every child has the opportunity to thrive in a safe, nurturing environment.

Role: As an Adoption Children's Social Worker, you will be at the heart of our efforts to match children with their forever families. You will work closely with prospective adoptive parents, children, and other professionals to facilitate successful and lasting adoptions. This is a full-time, locum role based in London, with hybrid working options available.


  • Conduct thorough assessments of children and prospective adoptive families.
  • Provide ongoing support and guidance to children and adoptive families throughout the adoption process.
  • Prepare and maintain detailed case records and reports.
  • Collaborate with multi-disciplinary teams to ensure the best outcomes for children.
  • Participate in training and professional development opportunities.


  • A degree in Social Work or a related field.
  • Registration with Social Work England.
  • Proven experience in children's social work, preferably within adoption services.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to manage a caseload effectively and work independently.
  • Compassion, empathy, and a commitment to improving the lives of children.


  • Competitive pay up to £37 per hour.
  • Flexible working hours to support work-life balance.
  • Ongoing training and professional development.
  • Supportive team environment.
  • Opportunities for career advancement.
  • Up to £500 referral bonus for anyone you might know who is suitable for this role.

Apply Now: If you are ready to make a real difference and help create brighter futures for children, we want to hear from you. Apply today to join our dedicated team of professionals.

Contact Us: For more information please contact our recruitment team:

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