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Children's Social Worker

  • Job reference: EN-0301-chldcear
  • Location: Caerphilly
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified Social Work
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Job description: Caerphilly Council are looking for a children's social worker to join their 16 Plus Team. The 16 Plus Team are looking to achieve the best long-term outcomes for the young people they work with and the team strives to support young people making their transition into adulthood an easier and more manageable experience.

This is a temporary, full time position lasting for 3 months with an immediate start available! As a Social worker within the 16 Plus Team you will be responsible for working in partnership with young people, their carers and other professionals to complete high quality assessments in order to develop pathway plans. The Team also has responsibility to assess the needs of young people age 16/17 who present as Homeless to the department.You will also be required to contribute to service developments and occasionally take the lead on arranging meaningful activities that will benefit young people. You will assist other staff in developing and facilitating group work sessions when particular issues arise. In turn you will become part of an established team. You will receive regular supervision support and guidance and become part of a motivated and committed Team.

The ideal candidate will have:
*Social work degree, or equivalent
*HCPC or Care Council Wales registered
*Experience of working with children and families
*Full UK driving licence

The benefits of working with Eilidh at Social Care Solutions:
*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.