Job Details - Consultant Social Worker - Sandfields Community Children's Team

Consultant Social Worker - Sandfields Community Children's Team

Ref: HRA12181/7916

Salary: £37,890 - £41,881
Closing Date: 12:00, 05 March 2021

It’s an exciting time in Children and Young People Services as we continue to make solid progress providing quality, supportive services and effectively manage risk for those children and families who are in need, in need of protection and those children who are ‘looked after’ by Neath Port Talbot. The team are keen to deliver best practice in line with current policies, procedures and legislation.

We are currently looking for a Consultant Social Worker for the Sandfields Community Children’s Team to support social worker teams and management by leading on complex casework management, providing consultancy services and contributing to strategic initiatives.

The Sandfields Community Children’s Team is based in the Sandfields community, near Aberavon, Port Talbot. The team of Social Workers and Practice Support Workers strive to provide support services to children and families in the Sandfields, Aberavon and Baglan areas with bespoke, creative and outcome focused plans.

In addition to recent direct experience working with children and their families, you will need to have a deep understanding of relevant legislation, expertise at forming strategic partnerships with a wide range of stakeholders and skills at using technology to support process and service improvement. A commitment to continuous learning is also important as you will be expected to assist in the production of policies, procedures and professional codes of practice, providing training and coaching as required to individuals and groups.

Please note you must possess a relevant qualification in Social Work, be registered with Social Care Wales and have three years post-qualifying experience working with children and young people to be considered for this position.

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

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 an informal discussion about the post, please contact Tudor Walter, Team Manager, on 01639 765308 or e-mail t.walters@npt.gov.uk.

You may apply online, download an application pack or contact the HR Recruitment Team by e-mail at jobs@npt.gov.uk or by telephone (01639) 686837 quoting the post title and reference number.

Interviews are scheduled to be held on Monday 15th March, 2021.

If you wish to conduct this process in Welsh, please contact the Employment Support Team on jobs@npt.gov.uk

Directorate:SOCIAL SERVICES HEALTH & HOUSING
Section:ASSESSMENT & CARE MANAGEMENT
Hours:37 HOURS PER WEEK
Contract:PERMANENT
Location:137 FAIRWAYS