Social Worker (Families First)

Job details
Posting date: 25 June 2020
Salary: £32,878 to £36,876 per year
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 09 July 2020
Location: Blaina Integrated Children’s Centre, Blaina, NP13 1BN
Company: Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council
Job type: Contract
Job reference: New

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Hours: 37 per week

Contract: Fixed Term until 31 March 2021

Job Summary

Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council Children’s Services have exciting opportunities for Social Workers in our Families First Service.

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We are looking to recruit a Social Worker to assist and empower service users to develop their potential for independence and enable them to exercise choices wherever possible.
You will work with secondary and primary schools, social services and local partners to improve children’s and young people’s lives by overcoming barriers to learning.

You will hold your own caseload and ensure the implementation of plans and monitor progress that involves service users, carers and professional agencies.

It is essential that you have experience of working with children and families, hold a DipSW/degree or equivalent recognised social work qualification, and be registered with Social Care Wales. Crucially, that you are committed to working in partnership with families, your team and other professionals, helping to create somewhere children have a voice and are heard.
So if you’d like to be part of our future workforce, and build your career with us, we’d like to hear from you!
This position carries an Approved Casual Car User Allowance therefore access to a vehicle for work purposes is an essential requirement of the role.

Thorough pre-employment screening is undertaken during the recruitment process. The postholder will be required to complete an application for a Disclosure of Criminal Records.

Closing Date 9th July 2020

Interview Date 23rd July 2020

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