This role will involve active intervention on complex cases. You will need to work with individuals and families through change. The work has an emphasis on multi-agency working and you will work closely with colleagues from differing professions such as health, the police and housing. You will be expected to understand and work within Safeguarding policies and the Mental Capacity Act 2005. An understanding of Continuing Health Care and Care and Treatment planning under the Mental Health Measure (Wales) 2010 would be helpful. We work to a preventative, strength based model under the principles of the Social Services and Wellbeing Act 2014.
Although these are generic teams there will be opportunity to develop areas of specialism within the team. Opportunities to develop research based practice are encouraged and the teams regularly support social work students. Professional development is encouraged and expected and the Council has an excellent training department with varied opportunities to participate in post qualifying accredited training. There is regular professional supervision provided on a six weekly basis and you will also have opportunity to become involved in peer group supervision. The teams are highly supportive environments to work in and RCT also offers the opportunity to maintain a good worklife balance with staff benefits available to the workforce.
You must hold a recognised Social Work qualification and be registered as a ‘Social Worker’ with the Social Care Wales on appointment.