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Social Worker

Agile Worker
Grade 8 (£38,223 - £42,403 per annum)
Contractual Status
Job Type

Are you a compassionate and driven Social Worker looking for a career that makes a real difference? Look no further! Blaenau Gwent is seeking Social Workers to join our team and help us improve the lives of people in our communities.

If you're a qualified social worker with relevant registration to practice, you possess strengths-based approaches to social work, and you're a problem-solver who is ready to embrace change, we want to hear from you! You will have the opportunity to work with a diverse range of individuals and families, providing them with the support they need to overcome their challenges and achieve their goals. You will be part of a dynamic and supportive team that is committed to making a positive impact on the lives of those we serve.

As part of our supportive team, you will work directly with individuals to promote and support their independence, choice, and control with a focus on overall well-being. Your focus will be on working collaboratively with individuals to understand their unique circumstances and priorities, and promoting their well-being and independence in line with best practice. We value choice and control, and as a Social Worker, you will champion these principles by supporting people to make their own decisions.

Ready to be part of an extraordinary team? We strive to be the employer of choice, attracting and retaining exceptional individuals who share our passion for serving Blaenau Gwent's diverse communities.

At Blaenau Gwent, you can expect a warm and inclusive environment, where your growth and development are paramount. Our passionate and innovative team brings a wealth of experience to the table, providing unparalleled support and encouragement. Our promise to you is an inclusive and supportive work environment, where you can unleash your full potential and be your authentic self. We offer a range of benefits made for you, including:

  • Work in a collaborative and inclusive environment that values your contributions
  • Receive ongoing training and professional development opportunities to enhance your skills and knowledge
  • Enjoy a competitive salary and benefits package, including flexible working options and generous annual leave
  • An excellent local government pension scheme


Curious to know more and apply?

It’s great to know that you are interested in working with us at Blaenau Gwent Council. As a potential employee it’s important that everyone who works for us is committed to our “a better place to live and work” vision, ensuring we are working together to create a stronger community we can all be proud of.

If you are passionate about individuals getting the right help at the right time, listening to their voice, and working in partnership with families and wider networks, then we would very much like to hear from you.

Read the job description and person specification before clicking ‘Apply’ to commence the online application form. If you would like an open and informal discussion regarding the role, then please contact us:

Rachel Price on (01495) 355794 for Children’s Services

Hannah Baulch on (01495) 356080 for Adult Services

We want you to be a part of our success – apply now!

This post requires a registration with Social Care Wales under the category of Social Care Managers / Social Workers. Registration will need to be in place prior to commencement in the role. Information on how to register with Social Care Wales can be found on the following website https://socialcare.wales

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.


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