Job Details - Social Worker - Dyffryn Children's Team

Social Worker - Dyffryn Children's Team

Ref: PCHRA11285/7367

Salary: Grade 8/9: £28,785 - £36,876 per annum (depending on experience)
Closing Date: 12:00, 15 November 2019

It’s an exciting time in Children and Young People Services as we continue to make solid progress towards our aims of achieving quality, supporting families and effectively managing risk.

We currently have a permanent Social Worker vacancy in the Dyffryn Community Children’s Team, based within Port Talbot town centre. Newly qualified Social Workers as well as experienced Social Workers are welcome to apply. If you would like to be part of a Service that strives for excellence and supports its employees to achieve their potential, this could be the role for you.

Social Workers in the Community Teams carry out work with children and families following initial investigations. Applicants are required to have experience (through placements or work) in Children’s Services including undertaking Section 47 investigations, child protection and the public law outline. The Service has separate Intake and LAC teams.

We can offer you secure employment with a very competitive salary and generous terms and conditions including 24 days annual leave (rising to 31 days after 5 years continuous service) plus 2 extra days at Christmas, pension scheme and sick pay scheme. We also have a Health and Well-being Group with a staff lottery and associated discounts.

Please note that you must possess a relevant qualification in Social Work and be registered with Social Care Wales to apply for this post.

Applications may be submitted in Welsh, applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.

Welsh language skills are not necessary.

Neath Port Talbot Council is totally committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Our employees are equally committed to ensuring the safety and protection of all children and young people and will take action to safeguard their wellbeing.

The recruitment process for this post will be underpinned by rigorous safer recruitment assessment to ensure that children and young people are protected.

This post is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service Enhanced Disclosure (Child).

For more information or an informal discussion, please contact Jamie Fenaroli, Team Manager on 01639 685264.

You may apply online at the Authority’s website or contact Human Resources by e-mail at or by telephone (01639) 686837 quoting the post title and reference number.

Welsh : Not Required

If you wish to conduct this process in Welsh, please contact the Employment Support Team on

Hours:37 hours
Location:36 FORGE ROAD