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INTERNAL - Senior Social Work Practitioner (Placement Team)

Agile Worker
Grade 9 (£42,403 - £46,464 per annum) 37 hours per week
Contractual Status
Fixed Term
Job Type

The Placement Team will offer you the opportunity to build on your existing skills and knowledge by supporting us in two key areas:

You will focus on our important work supporting those applying for, and holding, Special Guardianship Orders in relation to children open to the team. You will supervise qualified and unqualified team members to ensure that reports and the reviewing of support plans are completed in a timely manner and to a high professional standard. You will have the opportunity to develop your skills in coordinating support services to ensure the building of resilience in S.G.O Placements.

The role will also allow you to develop your skills in supervising the Family Time Coordinator and overseeing the work of the Family Time Team, ensuing children and families enjoy family time in a safe and supportive environment. You will support team members to record accurately, information that is needed for ongoing court ordered assessments and ensure families are supported to develop their parenting skills. You will have the opportunity of helping the team develop its role in informing the planning process for children along with colleagues from other teams and disciplines.

As a senior practitioner in the Placement Team you will also have the opportunity to support the many varied duties of the team, deputising for the manager and working closely with all team members to ensure the smooth running of the service.

If you would like to informally discuss these opportunities, please contact the Team Manager, Kevin Munro, on 01495 355472. We look forward to receiving your application.

To be eligible for this role all applicants must have a degree (or similar) within Social Work and be registered with Social Care Wales. Substantial post qualifying childcare experience within a statutory children’s services team is also essential and experience of supervising staff and/or students is desirable.

This post requires a registration with Social Care Wales under the category of Social Care Managers / Social Workers and 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 post holder will be required to complete an application for a Disclosure of Criminal Records.

We welcome applications in Welsh, please complete Welsh Job Application Form

Closing Date:         25.07.2024

Interview Date:      05.08.2024


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