Job Details - Social Worker - Childcare Disability Team

Social Worker - Childcare Disability Team

Ref: HRA7412/8235

Salary: £30,451 - £37,890 per annum depending on experience (Grade 8/9)
Closing Date: 12:00, 16 August 2021

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

The Childcare Disability Team is well-established and consists of experienced Social Workers, Practice Support Workers, Portage workers and Administrative support as well as the Team Manager and two Deputy Team Managers. The team provides a service to disabled children and their families from the point of referral through to transition support and includes Children in Need of a Care and Support Plan, Looked After Children and Child Protection and Court work. This is an opportunity for a Social Worker to join a team where there is a high level of team morale and where staff turn-over remains low.

We can offer you a very competitive salary and generous terms and conditions including 24 days (pro-rata) 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.

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).

If you would like to speak to someone about this exciting role, please contact Mandy Williams, Team Manager, on 01639 685716 or email

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.

Interviews for this post are scheduled for 29th July, 2021.

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