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Supervising Social Worker – Fostering Team

Closing date: 11/06/2020

Reference: REQ102254

37 hours / Permanent

31,371 - 32,878 *

Penmorfa, Aberaeron

*All salary values are pro-rata.

About the role

Would you like to join a friendly and supportive team in an authority where you are valued as an individual and encouraged to pursue professional development? If so, Ceredigion is the place for you.

As a qualified social worker you will have post qualifying experience in child care services and be involved in the recruitment, training, assessing and support of carers in accordance with National Standards in Fostering. You will be supported with regular supervision. There will be an opportunity to participate in new projects.

In exchange for your skills and interest, we will offer in return the opportunity to work in a forward thinking and ambitious organisation located in an area recognised for it’s stunning landscapes and beaches.

Furthermore, you will have:

  • up to 36 days annual leave days per year (plus 8 public holidays)
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • Salary sacrifice schemes including the Cycle to Work scheme
  • Health and Wellbeing initiatives including discounted memberships to our local leisure centres
  • Life-style savings and Vectis card and much more.

For detailed information on this role, please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification.

For an informal discussion, please contact Sandra Jones on 01545 574075.

Job Description and Person Specification 

Note: We reserve the right to extend the application closing date. 

Safeguarding and child protection are key priorities for us. We aim to support vulnerable children and young people to ensure they are as safe as they can possibly be. We and our educational establishments acknowledge that children and young people have a 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.

What we offer

Work-life balance

Lifestyle savings scheme

Generous employer pension scheme

Cycle to work scheme

Learning and development

Where you'll work

Porth Ceredigion – Targeted Intervention Services

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

  • Targeted Intervention Services
  • Fostering Services
  • Residential and Day Care Services
  • Housing Services
  • Integrated Community Equipment Stores
  • Emergency Duty Team
Penmorfa
Penmorfa is our most central office, it is where our Chief Executive and Councillors are based. 
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Aberaeron
Aberaeron is a picture perfect harbour town and is one of Ceredigion's best loved holiday destinations with fashionable places to stay and eat.
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