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: 01/01/2024
37 hours / Permanent
33,024 - 38,223 *
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.
Are you a Qualified Social Worker looking for the opportunity to work in the beautiful, peaceful countryside of West Wales and for a forward-thinking local authority that provides good staff support?
We have opportunities in Ceredigion for qualified social workers to work with children and families in the arena of those who require part 4 and 6 SSWBA care & support plans.
The Authority is committed to a strengths-based approach using Signs of Safety and is in the process of transformation to a through-age and whole family model which offers greater flexibility to develop plans & 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
There will also be opportunities to specialise in the area of your choice.
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 2 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 also, we are committed to supporting your development in order that you can progress your career with us.
We believe work-life balance is very important. To support you in achieving this, you will have access to the following discretionary benefits:
Get in touch
For further information and an informal discussion regarding this post please contact Georgina Scott on Georgina.Scott@ceredigion.gov.uk
Note: We reserve the right to extend the application closing date.
We are committed to safeguarding and protecting children and adults at risk. As part of this commitment, certain roles within our organisation require a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check to assess the suitability of candidates. This role will require an Enhanced DBS check. Please note that the presence of previous convictions will not necessarily disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. We assess each applicant on a case-by-case basis, and take into account the nature and relevance of any convictions in relation to the responsibilities of the role. Our goal is to create an inclusive and supportive work environment where all individuals are treated fairly and with respect. If you have any concerns or questions regarding this process, please feel free to contact us for clarification. Your privacy and dignity are of utmost importance to us throughout the recruitment process.
Lifestyle savings scheme
Generous employer pension scheme
Cycle to work scheme
Learning and development
Porth Cynnal provides intensive and specialist through-age assessment, care planning and review for those in need of longer term or complex care and support including quality assurance checks court and statutory interventions.
The service consists of the following teams: