We are committed to ensuring the safety of our communities and employees. In light of current circumstances, we have decided to suspend all shortlisting and interviewing activity. As a result of this decision, the application closing date for most of our jobs has been extended until 30 April 2020. There may be key jobs which are excluded from this arrangement to help support our ongoing response.
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Closing date: 30/04/2020
37 hours / Fixed-Term
21,589 - 23,369 *
Various Locations within Ceredigion
We are pleased to be able to offer the opportunity to earn while you learn and achieve a professional qualification in social work. We are recruiting two Trainee Social Workers on a fixed-term, traineeship for 3 years. Upon successful completion of the traineeship you will be eligible to apply for qualified Social Worker positions within Ceredigion County Council.
It’s an exciting time to join Porth Ceredigion, our delivery model for social care services. We are implementing a transformational agenda which integrates our services and you will work with children, young people and adults on a through age basis.
Hosted by a team within our integrated social care delivery model and under the supervision of qualified and experienced social workers you will learn to undertake social work tasks. Alongside this you will be sponsored to undertake a degree in social work through our partnership with the Open University in Wales.
Post qualifying you will be expected to remain in employment with Ceredigion County Council for a minimum of three years, in return you will receive:
For more information please see the folllowing documents and visit the Open University website.
Applications will be shortlisted and successful applicants will be invited to:
Applicants successful at stage one will be invited to Stage Two:
Note: We reserve the right to extend the application closing date.
Safeguarding and protecting adults at risk and children are key priorities for us. We aim to support adults at risk, children and young people to ensure they are as safe as they can possibly be. We acknowledge their right to protection and will take action to safeguard their welfare. Each member of staff and volunteer is expected to share this commitment, and we will require an Enhanced Check by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), formerly CRB before appointing to this post.
Lifestyle savings scheme
Generous employer pension scheme
Cycle to work scheme
Learning and development
We are at the core of Ceredigion’s through-age social care provision and we focus on ensuring that each individual receives the intervention that is best placed to meet their needs or, where necessary, guide them to early help or specialist services. Our functions include:
Porth Ceredigion Intake and Triage Team