Closing date: 21/01/2022
37 hours / Permanent
35,745 - 37,890 *
Various Locations within Ceredigion
Are you a Qualified Social Worker looking for the opportunity to work in the beautiful, countryside and small towns of West Wales?
We have opportunities in Ceredigion for qualified social workers to work as Senior Practitioners in the Planned Care Service (Children’s Specialism). You will help lead a team that will work with partners to help support families to safely care for their children whenever possible and ensure good outcomes in care planning and with care experienced children.
The Authority is committed to Signs of Safety approach and is in the process of transformation to a through-age 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.
We are seeking Individuals with a degree of fluency in the Welsh language, A successful applicant without the required welsh language skills will be fully supported to reach the desired standard within two years of appointment.
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. In addition, we are committed to developing our people and will not only provide support to enable you to quickly and confidently take ownership of this role’s key areas of responsibility but in addition, we are committed to supporting your development in order that you can progress your career with us.
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 provide a range of through age specialist support services to the people of Ceredigion. Our aim is to ensure every individual receives the specialist support they require in order that they can lead safe, healthy and resilient lives. Our Key functions include: