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Adoption Support Worker

Vacancy Details

Salary: £22,183 - £25,991
Location: St. David's Park
Region: Carmarthen
Job Type: Temporary - Full Time
Vacancy Group: Education & Children
Category: ***REDEPLOYMENT***
Closing Date: 11/29/2020
Date Posted: 11/19/2020
Reference: 028739


*This post is restricted to staff on the Redeployment Register only*

Closing Date: 29/11/2020

Children's Services / St. David's Park, Carmarthen

Adoption Support Worker
(Fixed Term contract up to 31/03/2021 due to grant funding)

£22,183 - £25,991 (Grade F)

This is an opportunity to join a well-performing, vibrant regional adoption service to play a leading role in developing support services for adoptive families in the region.

The adoption support worker will work directly with children and their families in the adoption process to undertake time-limited interventions to meet assessed need. This could include life journey work, emotional coping skills, relational play, parenting children using a trauma-informed approach. There will be opportunities to undertake relevant training in order to develop the necessary skills and knowledge.

The post is grant funded, however, the funding is likely to continue after 31.3.21. This is a regional posts but the base will be negotiated dependent on where you live and the need to provide services across the region. Job share will be considered.

Conversational Welsh is required to accomplish this post. Support can be provided on appointment to reach this level.

For an informal discussion please contact Norry Hutchison on 01267 246971.

A Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check will be requested for this post.

As part of the Council’s Policy and Procedure it is now a requirement that employees must register with the DBS Update Service for which there is an annual subscription fee of £13 borne by the individual.  The Authority will pay for the initial DBS check.

Please click on the link in the Downloads box below to view a .pdf copy of the Job Profile and Person Specification.

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In order to apply for this vacancy, you must be able to supply the required answers to the following questions:

  • Have you completed the Redeployment Registration Form and returned it to the Rec
  • Are you currently employed by Carmarthenshire County Council?


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Contact Name: Norry Hutchison
Telephone: 01267 246971
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