Job Details - Practice Support Worker

Practice Support Worker

Ref: HRA7418/8248

Salary: Grade 7 (£27,041 - £30,451 per annum)
Closing Date: 12:00, 30 July 2021

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

We are currently looking for a Practice Support Worker in the Childcare Disability Team who will focus on providing a home teaching system offered to parents of pre-school children with developmental delay to equip them to become more effective in the natural role as teacher of their child.

If you would like to gain valuable experience in supporting social work and play an important part in improving children’s lives, this could be the role for you.

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:

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.

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