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Children's Social Worker

  • Job reference: EN-2011-csw11
  • Location: Cardiff
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified Social Work
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Job description: Cardiff Council currently have a vacancy on a temporary contract, with opportunities to become permanent,for an experienced social worker to join the 11+ team in the Children's Services. This is a full time position with a very competitive pay rate of £32 per hour.

The 11+ Team is currently a statutory Social Work team within the Adolescent Service The successful social worker will have the passion, patience and understanding to work with adolescent behaviour, being able to develop their strengths and understand and work through risks and actual harm. The team operates within small case loads of 12-13 young people who are at risk of becoming looked after and/or exploited in some form, whether sexually or criminally or be a high risk of being so.There may also be other issues within the family such as domestic violence, mental health and/or substance misuse.

Although currently a statutory case managing team, the 11+ team will change functions in the near future to become non-case holding. The team will instead continue to work with adolescents and their families in creative ways to build resilience for them and Children's Services. The functioning of the team in the future is exciting but also not yet defined. This could include supporting with edge of care, exploitation, age and Southwark Judgement assessments.

The minimum requirements for this role include:
*Social Work degree
*HCPC or Social Care Wales registered
*Experience of working with vulnerable young people and their families
*Full UK driving license and vehicle

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
*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 with your CV.