Social Worker Relief - Adoption South East

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Relief - Claims Only
£29,594 - £38,612 per annum
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Social Work - Children
East Sussex County Council
ESCC: Children Services

Package Description

Hours of Work: Various

Interview Date: TBC

If you would like further information please contact Wendy Wood- Service Manager Adoption South East - 

Job Introduction

Adoption South East is the Regional Adoption Agency that brings together four successful Local Authority Adoption Services in a partnership, to provide the full range of adoption services across East and West Sussex, Brighton and Hove and Surrey.  

We are looking to recruit relief social workers to work across the region; however, you will be employed by East Sussex. Hours will be varied.

You will be joining us in our second year of operation and will have a key role in contributing to creative adopter recruitment activity; currently proving highly successful, as well as creative family finding and matching across the South East. You will undertake adopter assessments together with family finding and adoption support responsibilities as required. 

Flexible and virtual working is inherent to our productivity across the region.

Additional Information

This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau). For further information about what is required in this process please go to Please note that we require evidence of an overseas police check if you have lived or worked abroad.

Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.

Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.

From 6 April 2011 the Home Office has placed a permanent restriction on the number of migrant workers that all Tier 2 (General) Sponsors can recruit. Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.

Company Information

East Sussex County Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age. All applications are treated on merit.


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