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Child Health and Disability Social Worker

  • Job reference: EN-1809-chdsw
  • Location: Cardiff
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified Social Work
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Job description: An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Principal Social Worker to join Cardiff Council in their Child Health & Disability Team.This is a temporary, full time position for an initial period of 3 months with the view to this being extended on a rolling basis.

The successful candidate will need:
*A Degree or Masters in Social Work
*Experience of working within a Child Health & Disability Team
*Experience of providing supervision to students and staff
*Registered with HCPC or CCW
*Full UK Driving license

The main duties of the post holder will include:
*Working alongside a multi-agency team of professionals, in partnership with
families.
*To take a lead in the team using the Signs of Safety approach to social work
practice
*To encourage and support the team in adopting the Signs of Safety approach
*Contribute to the development and maintenance of effective systems to ensure quality
services.
*Engagement with MASH in relation to referrals, supervising Wellbeing Assessments and
Section 47 investigation.
*Working in a multiagency capacity to support families
*Attend alongside the social worker at Child Protection Case Conferences
*Provide a consultation role on practice issues for staff and, where appropriate,
managers
*Provide specialist advice and support across the team.
*Provide supervision, mentoring and coaching to staff within Children's Services as
required and support other staff with students on placement to ensure good quality
placements and development of the workforce
*Take responsibility for delegated decision making appropriate to the role.

The benefits of working with Eilidh at Service Care Solutions:
*You will receive a £150 joining bonus after completing 4 weeks of your first
assignment with us.
*Free umbrella service for new candidates.
*You will receive a dedicated and personal consultant with a vast knowledge of social
work
*We are a nationwide supplier of Social Work staff to over 200 local authorities
which means we have a wide variety of exclusive roles based all over the country
*We provide frequent updates of new opportunities via text and email
*We have an expert payroll service which is processed twice a week

At Service Care Solutions we also offer a £250 bonus for referrals! If you think you know someone who would be ideal for this role and they are placed in the job you will then receive £250 at the end of their probationary period.

To apply for this role, or to refer someone else, then please do not hesitate to contact Eilidh at Service Care Solutions on 01772208964 or email eilidh.nicol@servicecare.org.uk with your CV.