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Support Worker – Children’s Services - SYS-1812
Location
Agile worker/ Family Resource Centre, Beaufort Road, Ebbw Vale, NP23 5LH
Directorate
Social Services
Salary
Grade 6 (21-26) (£26,511- £30,451 per annum) - 37 hours per week

An opportunity has arisen for the appointment of one full time Support Worker in the Children’s Placement Team within the Social Services Department. This role will be designated to offer services to Special Guardians to both assist them in their caring role but also to assist the Courts in having a viable alternative to adoption and long term fostering.

Providing a service which will include group work, support groups and direct work with children and carers in Special Guardianship arrangements

 

Closing Date
16/12/2021
Contractual Status
Fixed Term
Date
31.03.2023
Job Type
External
Full description
INTERNAL ONLY - Construction Officer - SYS-1811
Location
Various locations throughout Blaenau Gwent
Directorate
Regeneration & Community Services
Salary
Grade 07 (£30,451 - £33,782 per annum) - 37 hours per week

The Regeneration & Community Services directorate is seeking a Construction Officer to work in the Architecture section.

The post is for a Clerk of Works role, involving regular inspection and reporting on an extensive range of construction activities for different types of project with a contract value of up to £25 million.

This post is an internal advertisement, open to Permanent and Fixed Term employees of Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council.  Temporary employees are eligible to apply providing they have 24 months continuous employment with the Authority.

 

Closing Date
09/12/2021
Contractual Status
Permanent
Date
n/a
Job Type
Internal
Full description
INTERNAL ONLY - Support Worker (Supporting Change Team) - SYS-1808
Location
Agile Worker / Anvil Court, Abertillery, NP13 1DB
Directorate
Social Services
Salary
Grade 6 (£26,511 – £30,451 per annum) 37 hours per week

Opportunities have arisen for experienced Support Workers with proven experience of working with children, young people and families to work in the established Supporting Change team with the aim of: preventing children becoming Looked After, supporting children for whom rehabilitation has been identified as their permanence plan, contributing to assessments of potential for change and rehabilitation.

This post is an internal advertisement, open to Permanent and Fixed Term employees of Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council.  Temporary employees are eligible to apply providing they have 24 months continuous employment with the Authority.

 

Closing Date
09/12/2021
Contractual Status
Permanent
Date
N/A
Job Type
Internal
Full description
Quality Assurance Officer - SYS-1807
Location
Agile Worker / Heart of the Valleys Integrated Children's Centre, Blaina, NP13 3BN
Directorate
Social Services
Salary
Grade 6 (£26,511 - £30,451 per annum) 37 hours per week

An opportunity has arisen for someone with experience of managing/co-ordinating early years settings with a proven record of enhancing quality, as a Quality Assurance Officer, leading on and supporting quality improvement in childcare settings across Blaenau Gwent with a focus on childminder settings.

This post is available as a secondment opportunity. Before applying for this secondment opportunity, candidates should seek approval to be released from their current post by their Line Manager.

 

Closing Date
09/12/2021
Contractual Status
Fixed Term
Date
August 2023
Job Type
External
Full description
Principal Regeneration Officer – Strategic Transport Projects - SYS-1803
Location
Agile Working
Directorate
Regeneration & Community Services
Salary
Grade 08 (£33,782 - £37,890 per annum) - 37 hours per week

An exciting opportunity has become available for an experienced and confident individual to be involved in the delivery of an exciting transport project to enhance rail services and transport across Blaenau Gwent.  As the Principal Regeneration Officer for Strategic Transport Projects you will work across a range of Project Delivery Teams to develop and deliver strategic transport projects that will connect the residents of Blaenau Gwent and the wider region.

This post can also be offered as a secondment opportunity. Before applying for this as a secondment opportunity, candidates should seek approval to be released from their current post by their Line Manager.  Secondments are available to permanent staff of the Authority only.

 

Closing Date
09/12/2021
Contractual Status
Fixed Term
Date
2 years
Job Type
External
Full description
Senior Social Work Practitioner (14+ Team) - SYS-1802
Location
Agile Worker / The Family Resource Centre, Ebbw Vale
Directorate
Social Services
Salary
Grade 9 (£37,890 - £41,881 per annum) 37 hours per week

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a motivated and enthusiastic individual to join the Local Authority’s 14+ Team as a Senior Practitioner on a fixed term or secondment basis; initially until 10th October 2022. This post is to backfill the current post holder who has been successful in acting up as Team Manager whilst the current Team Manager is on maternity leave.

Come and join a well-established and passionate team who are dedicated to improving outcomes and opportunities for the young people of Blaenau Gwent.

The successful candidate will be required to provide a high quality service in relation to all aspects of the referral, decision making, assessment and care management process. This will include chairing complex meetings, supervision of staff, and ensuring performance and data information is properly collated and recorded on the WCCIS system and monitored in accordance with quarterly reporting requirements.

 

Closing Date
09/12/2021
Contractual Status
Fixed Term
Date
10/10/2022
Job Type
External
Full description
Support Worker (14+ Team) - SYS-1801
Location
Agile Working / Family Resource Centre, Beaufort Road, Ebbw Vale, NP23 5LH
Directorate
Social Services
Salary
Grade 6 (£26,511 to £30,451 per annum pro rata) 29 hours & 36 minutes per week

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a support worker to join the Local Authority’s 14+ Team on a fixed term basis following current post holder successfully securing a 12-month secondment opportunity.

Come and join a well-established and passionate team who are dedicated to improving outcomes and opportunities for the young people of Blaenau Gwent.

The 14+ Team will offer you the opportunity to work with young people aged 14 years and over who are in need of care and support, in need of protection, are looked after and/or are care leavers. The post offers the opportunity to develop your skills, knowledge and practice in relation to young people across all manner of statutory intervention including assessment, care planning, long term planning, pathway planning and transition to adulthood.

You will have the opportunity to manage a varied case load focusing on what matters to young people and families, building on and supporting young people to identify their own strengths and resources, managing risk collaboratively with multi agency professionals as well as encouraging the development of independence skills. Whilst you will be primarily responsible for managing a reasonable caseload of young people in need of care and support; you will also have the opportunity to complete bespoke pieces of direct work with young people and families who may be case managed by a social worker.

 

Closing Date
09/12/2021
Contractual Status
Fixed Term
Date
31/10/2022
Job Type
External
Full description
Aspire Apprentice - Care Assistant - SYS-1788
Location
Service Based within Blaenau Gwent
Directorate
Regeneration & Community Services
Salary
Grade 2 (£18,198 - £18,933 pro rata/per annum) 30 hours per week over 7 days

An exciting opportunity has arisen within our Social Services Directorate for a caring, and compassionate individual to start a new career within the Health and Social sector with 5 Care Assistant Apprenticeships. A busy, yet rewarding role; you will work across a range of service areas to gain an extensive experience of the sector, whilst undertaking an NVQ Health and Social Care Level 2 qualification, equipping you with all the knowledge and experience you need to start your career in Health and Social Care. You will work alongside our experienced staff to deliver frontline services, which support the independence of the person, support and maintain safety in the environment, and enable people to achieve their full potential in living independently.

We are looking for someone who is interested in a rewarding career, where no two days are the same, who can add real value and difference to other people’s lives.

Closing Date
12/12/2021
Contractual Status
Fixed Term
Date
2 years
Job Type
External
Full description
Relief Catering Assistant - SYS-1270
Location
Various
Directorate
Regeneration & Community Services
Salary
Grade 2 (£17,711 - £18,426 pro rata/per annum)

Job Summary

Relief Catering Assistants required to assist the School Cook and Assistant Cook in general duties within the kitchen as required by providing relief cover for periods of absence within school kitchens.

Contractual Status
Relief
Date
N/A
Job Type
External
Full description
Social Worker - SYS-1122
Location
Agile Worker
Directorate
Social Services
Salary
Grade 8 (£33,782 - £37,890 per annum)

Would you like to work for a modernising Authority with strong strategic direction and a clear vision for Social Services?

Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council has that and can offer Newly qualified and experienced Social Workers (Children’s and Adults) who are looking to join a professional, dedicated team of individuals:

  • Managed and manageable workloads
  • Guidance and professional support
  • Regular supervision
  • Continuous professional development
  • Departmental commitment to deliver efficient and effective quality services
Contractual Status
Permanent
Date
N/A
Job Type
External
Full description