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Social Worker – Adult Services Carmarthenshire County Council
Location: Carmarthenshire
Full Time

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£36,648 up to £44,428 (Grade I/J).

2 posts available.

1 x Llanelli

1 x Carmarthen

£36,648 up to £44,428 (£18.99 – £23.02 per hour) depending on experience and level of complex work.

Carmarthenshire County Council are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, energetic, and dynamic individual who is passionate about supporting older adults; adults with physical disabilities; adults with Dementia and the families / carers of these individuals.

You will have a social work qualification, be conversant with the Social Services and Wellbeing (Wales) Act 2014 as well as knowledge pertaining to relevant social work legislation and statutory obligations, role and responsibilities.

As a newly qualified Social Worker, you will have the best start with dedicated support to grow into your social work career. We also recognise the immense value of experience and the complex work experienced Social Workers undertake. You will have the opportunity to progress in social work practice (outside of a management pathway) via our ‘Experienced Practitioner Progression Framework’. Successful progression offers the higher range salary reward.

To be successful, you will have an appetite for promoting independence, know what good practice looks like and be experienced in delivering excellent outcomes and high-quality interventions for the citizen group and their families at the front door.

Candidates should work well in a demanding work environment and be able to manage competing demands whilst working in partnership with citizens, their carer’s, and other professionals, you will manage a caseload and practice in a person centred and outcome focussed way. Undertaking assessments, producing, and reviewing care and support plans will be fundamental elements of your role.

In return, you can expect to be part of an Authority that is resourceful and resilient, committed to improvement and keen to embrace new ideas. Building on widely acknowledged strengths you will be supported by an able and committed team.

We can offer you:

– a comprehensive induction

– regular professional supervision

– agile /hybrid working

– flexible working

– 27 days annual leave on commencement increasing to 35 days plus 8 bank holidays

– local government pension scheme

– employee benefits

– reimbursement of social work registration fees.

– an opportunity to progress and a supportive professional development program.

The ability to travel within the county is essential.

A Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check will be requested for this post.

You will need a basic knowledge of Welsh. Reasonable support can be provided on appointment to reach this level.

For an informal discussion please contact Allison Thomas 01269 590285 / AJThomas@carmarthenshire.gov.uk

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