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Social Work Assistant

Vacancy Details


Summary
Salary: £26,421 - £ 30,296 (Grade F)
Location: Ty Elwyn
Region: Llanelli
Job Type: Permanent - Full Time
Vacancy Group: Education & Children
Category: Health & Social Care
Closing Date: 03/25/2024
Date Posted: 03/06/2024
Reference: 033856

Description

2 posts available.
 
This is an exciting opportunity to join our 0-25 Disability Team which is a multi-disciplinary team that includes Social Workers, Social Work Assistants and Specialist Health Colleagues.  We work with disabled children, young people and their families across Carmarthenshire and our through age model allows us to provide a seamless service to some of  the most vulnerable in our community.  
 
The team is an established, dedicated and skilled team who are passionate about supporting children, young people and their families. You will work alongside Social Workers, health and education professionals to provide a comprehensive service to disabled children, young people and their families. 
 
The role will require you to undertake assessment, care planning and direct interventions with families.
This is a challenging yet rewarding role and we welcome applications from individuals who have experience working with disability or supporting children, young people and families.
 

We are one of the few local authorities that have consistently reduced the number of looked after children within their county and we have done this through innovation in our social work teams and investment in preventative services as well as working to empower and support families to become more resilient.
 
We can offer you a comprehensive induction, regular professional supervision, hybrid and flexible working, and a supportive professional development programme. Children's social worker (gov.wales)
 
We offer an excellent benefits package including:
 
•    Automatic enrolment into the Local Government Pension Scheme
 
•    Generous annual leave entitlement with the option of purchasing addition annual leave.
 
•    Access to staff health and wellbeing support
 
•    Personal development and career progression
 
•    Staff discount schemes and other benefits e.g., cycle-to-work scheme
 
•    Flexible working and family friendly policies
 
•    Extensive training and support
 
•    Free parking in the main child social work offices in Llanelli, Carmarthen and Ammanford.
 
 Click the link Employee benefits (gov.wales) for more information on the range of benefits and working arrangements we offer. 
 
A Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check will be requested for this post.
 
You will need a basic knowledge of Welsh.  Reasonable support can be provided onappointment to reach this level.

For an informal discussion please contact Gill Grennan-Jenkins (Team Manager 0-25 Disability Team) on 01267 246400 / 07812 475530
 
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Contact Name: Gill Grennan Jenkins
Telephone: 01267 246400
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