Social Worker V-CS-CHD004
DESIGNATION/POST TITLE : Social Worker – Child Health and Disability
POST NUMBER : V-CS-CHD004
DEPARTMENT/DIRECTORATE : Social Services
DIVISION/SECTION : Children & Young People Services
LOCATION : Docks Office, Barry
POST GRADE : Grade H SCP 31 - 36 Grade I SCP 36 - 41
CLOSING DATE: Thursday 26 October 2017
As part of one of our front line social work teams, you’ll hold a mixed and varied caseload, allocated according to your post-qualifying skills and experience. You can expect to be involved in:
- Undertaking assessments of children through direct work.
- Working with families and partnership organisations.
- Developing child centred plans, and implementing and reviewing these with the child, their family and other professionals involved.
Focused on the best interests of children, you’ll be supported to produce clear evidence based assessments that inform effective plans. You’ll be expected to maintain high standards of professional practice in line with relevant legislation, guidance, regulations and national standards.
You’ll work as part of a team with regular and supportive supervision arrangements in place. You will also have opportunities to develop your own skills and experience within the Vale of Glamorgan and to continue your own career progression.
The Council has implemented a local pay and grading structure along with associated terms and conditions for all posts within the remit of the Single Status / NJC for Local Government Services handbook. The provisions of the National handbook will apply where the local collective agreement is silent or where no alternative local policy/procedure or local terms and conditions exist.
For further information please contact Ceri Spence, Team Manager:
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