Closing date: 03/10/2021
37 hours / Permanent
42,821 - 44,863 *
Are you a Qualified Social Worker looking for the opportunity to work as a Manager in the beautiful, peaceful countryside of West Wales? We are currently looking to recruit a permanent Team Manager to manage the Through Age Integrated Assessment Team.
This post is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic and committed and experienced individual to undertake and develop management and leadership skills in a supportive environment. You will have a thorough understanding of the Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014 and relevant Regulations and Guidance, excellent communication skills and the ability to lead a team and take decisions in relation to social care triage and assessments.
The Authority is committed to Signs of Safety approach and is in the process of transformation to a through-age and whole family model which offers greater flexibility to develop plans and services to meet needs and has resulted in some exciting opportunities for collaborative working between departments within the authority as well as with our partner agencies.
On a day to day basis you will provide expert support and advice to the Through Age Integrated Triage and Assessment service for all professionals who are based within the service. There is a particular emphasis around expertise and knowledgebase of Children’s legislation with a focus on early intervention, prevention and escalation of Safeguarding concerns. You will be expected, when required, to support with the Triage decision making and to manage the quality assurance of the triage and assessment process, ensuring that the right support is given at the right time by the right professional.
We require an individual with a degree of fluency in the Welsh language. A bilingual policy is in operation and candidates who do not have the linguistic ability in Welsh will be supported and encouraged to achieve the ALTE standard within 2 years.
In exchange for your skills and commitment, we will offer you a range of employee benefits including flexible hours scheme, competitive annual leave allowance and a generous pension contribution scheme. More information about our wide-range of employee benefits can be found here.
For further information about the please see the Job Description and Person Specification. For an informal discussion regarding the role please contact Taniya Jarrams on firstname.lastname@example.org.
Note: We reserve the right to amend 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 Gofal Intake and Triage Team