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: 01/10/2023
37 hours / Permanent
34,723 - 36,298 *
Newly Qualified Social Workers will commence on Grade 9 pay and job description before progressing to grade 10 after 2 years in post. Experienced social workers will commence at Grade 10 pay and job description. Both job descriptions can be viewed below.
This position qualifies for a market supplement payment of £200 per month. Please note this additional payment will be reviewed on 31 March 2024.
The successful candidate may be eligible to up to a maximum of £8,000 (including VAT) towards the cost of expenses incurred as a result of relocating to Ceredigion. For further information please email firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information about the county of Ceredigion and the enviable lifestyle it offers please click here.
We currently have opportunities for permanent Social Work roles within our Integrated Triage and Assessment Team, Porth Gofal. The positions are open to recently qualified social workers as well as experienced social workers. The role includes working with adults and carers across Ceredigion who require an assessment within the remit of Social Services and Wellbeing Act (2014) Wales. Our aim as a service is to support individuals and their families at the earliest opportunity with a focus on recovery and enabling individuals to live as independently as possible. As a social worker in this role, you will have the opportunity to work flexibly and creatively with families adopting a strengths based approach. Porth Gofal is an integrated service with close working relationships with our local health board and partner agencies, this enables us to work collaboratively and ensure that individuals are supported at the right time by the right service.
As a social worker in Ceredigion, you will be joining us on an exciting journey as we continue our transformation of services, embedding a Through Age and Wellbeing model across all services supporting a whole family approach. The vision for the Ceredigion Through Age and Wellbeing Model:
Ceredigion County Council are committed to supporting staff to develop skills, knowledge and experience within their role. Joining Team Ceredigion will offer you many opportunities to develop professionally, engage in the development of the service and promote a culture of learning and reflection in a supportive environment.
Porth Gofal is the integrated decision making hub for Ceredigion that triages and determine the level of need of all cases and the best outcomes for those individuals. Porth Gofal is the heart of service provision that focuses on ensuring that Citizens receive the intervention that is best placed to meet their needs or where else to guide them to early help or specialist services.
Porth Gofal aims:
What Porth Gofal provides:
What Porth Gofal achieves:
In Ceredigion, we recognise the importance of flexible working and enabling staff to manage a healthy work-life balance. To support you in achieving this, you will have access to the following discretionary benefits:
The ability to travel throughout the county is essential.
We are seeking individuals with a degree of fluency in Welsh Language. A successful applicant without the required Welsh Language skills will be fully supported to achieve the ALTE standard within 2 years of appointment.
Should you require any further information about this role please contact Jackie Roberts on email@example.com or 01545 574 108.
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:
More information regarding our teams can be found here.