Social Worker V-CS-PP004


Vale Waves

DESIGNATION/POST TITLE : Social Worker - Placements and Permanency (Fostering) 






DIVISION/SECTION : Children & Young People Services




POST GRADE : Grade H, SCP 31 -36 OR Grade I, SCP 36 - 41


CLOSING DATE:  Thursday 26 October 2017


Social Worker – Fostering

As a member of the Placements and Permanency (Fostering) Team, you’ll hold a mixed and varied caseload, allocated according to your post-qualifying skills and experience. You will be involved in the recruitment, assessment, training and support of foster carers. Focused on the best interests of children, you’ll play in central role in supporting foster carers to ensure the needs of those children placed with them are met.


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.


Application Pack



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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 Karen Conway, Operational Manager:

  • 01446 704204


Returning your application form to us

Completed applications are to be returned to:


Contact OneVale

Vale of Glamorgan Council

Civic Offices

Holton Road


Vale of Glamorgan

CF63 4RU



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A flexible and generous relocation package may be available for these posts.


Additional Information:  Canvassing members of the Authority, directly or indirectly will disqualify the candidate. The Vale of Glamorgan Council is an equal opportunities employer, all appointments are made on merit. Applications for job share as well as full-time working are welcomed. Applications from Welsh speakers are welcome. Only completed application forms are accepted.