We operate a bilingual policy. All applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English.
Closing date: 09/01/2023
37 hours / Permanent
38,296 - 40,478 *
This position qualifies for a market supplement payment of £200 per month. Please note this additional payment will be reviewed on 31 March 2023.
We are looking to recruit a dynamic Senior Social Work Practitioner, that holds the qualification of Approved Mental Health Practitioner, under the Mental Health Act 1983, for Ceredigion Emergency Duty team. Ceredigion’s Emergency Duty Team currently responds to all emergencies that arise outside normal working hours, that require actions that cannot wait until the next working day. The role is one of through age, where by a response is provided for all social work/social care and housing emergencies, that the local authority has arising out of hours, involving children and their families, vulnerable adults and people with mental health needs.
Ceredigion Emergency Duty Team aims to provide a service that is:
The post is one of shift work, across seven days a week
Weekend/Bank Holiday day cover (09.00 – 17.00).
There is an expectation that the worker will work 37 hours per week.
The ability to travel throughout the county is essential.
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. 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 also, we are committed to supporting your development in order that you can progress your career with us.
For an informal discussion regarding the role, please contact Taniya Jarrams on Taniya.Jarrams@ceredigion.gov.uk.
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:
More information regarding our teams can be found here.