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Social Worker – Adult Services

ViTCC Centre, Tredegar Business Park, Tredegar NP22 3EL
Grade 8 (£32,233 - £36,153 per annum)
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The Social Services Directorate is looking to appoint a Social Worker within the Adult Services Division to work with vulnerable people facing challenges and encouraging them to resolve problems and take action to improve their lives.


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The successful candidates will need to undertake the assessment and care management process with vulnerable adults, including identification of risks, in accordance with current policies and procedures of the authority.  You will promote citizens outcomes and support them to live independently in their communities and effectively manage a caseload.  You will undertake assessments under the South East Wales Protection of Vulnerable Adults procedures and supervise, support and develop unqualified members of the team.

You will have clear verbal and written communication skills, strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work under pressure, including the ability to meet tight deadlines.

Essential criteria for this post include but are not limited to:

  • Degree in Social Work or Diploma in Social Work
  • Registration with the Care Council for Wales
  • Knowledge and understanding of complex care management

The position carries an Approved Casual Car User Allowance therefore access to a vehicle for work purposes is a requirement.

Thorough pre-employment screening is undertaken during the recruitment process.  The postholder will be required to complete an application for a Disclosure of Criminal Records.


Closing Date:            Tuesday 24 July 2018 – 12:00am, midnight

Interview Date:          Friday 3 August 2018

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