The intensive Intervention Service in RCT is divided into two areas, East and West. The West office is based in Tonypandy, Rhondda and the East office is based in Ty Trevithick, Abercynon. There are three Intensive Intervention teams, where the focus is on developing longer-term relationships with children, families and young people.
As a Senior Practitioner you will be expected to manage a defined caseload and work in a challenging yet supportive and rewarding team environment. You will be expected to take on a mentoring role where required with newly qualified practitioners and commit to your own development. Within this role you will be expected to deputise on occasion for the Team Manager. You will also receive regular informal and formal supervision and there are numerous and appropriate training opportunities available.
You should also possess a sound understanding of the practice implication of the Children’s Act, Social Services Wellbeing Act and other relevant legislation. You will be committed to anti oppressive practice and bring with you strong assessment, communication and planning skills. All our practitioners have the chance to influence the development of our work and are supported by an experienced Management Team both at Strategic and Operational levels.
We recognise that Social Work is professionally and personally challenging and demands considerable levels of skill, commitment, and enthusiasm. We offer a dedicated in house Learning and Development Centre which actively supports practitioners at each level to maintain their skills and Continuous Professional Development.
You must possess a recognised Social Work qualification, have 3 years post qualifying experience, be registered with Social Care Wales on appointment and have a proven track record of Social Work with children, young people, and their families.
To be responsible for implementing and progressing pre-set treatment programmes with service-users who have been assessed by the Reablement Team.
We have an exciting opportunity for individuals who are enthusiastic in wishing to work with adults over the age of 18, who may have a physical disability, chronic illness, learning disability or mental health condition. Our Care and Support Teams have full time positions available across Rhondda Cynon Taf in the following teams:
West 1 Care and Support Team – managed by Julie Parry
East 1 Care and Support Team – managed by Karl Thomas
East 2 Care and Support Team – managed by Helen Hopkins
The successful candidates will need to have good verbal and written skills and have basic computer knowledge. You will need to be organised, self-motivated and able to prioritise competing job demands as well as being creative and have a strong belief in empowering adults towards independence.
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.
In this role you will be responsible for overseeing, co-ordinating and directly delivering a full range of interventions to individuals involved with Criminal Justice services in their locality. You will also provide assessment, recommendation, and feedback to colleagues within HMPPS and North Wales Police on the progress of substance misuse service users within the Criminal Justice system.
You will have either achieved or be working towards a Level 3 Diploma in Health & Social Care (or equivalent), sufficient experience in promoting and safeguarding the welfare of vulnerable adults/children, and possess good IT skills. Experience of providing staff supervision in a previous role is essential.
Rhondda Cynon Taf is pleased to offer an opportunity for Social Workers within our Children’s Services Department.
All our practitioners have the chance to influence the development of our work and are supported by a strong, experienced management team both at Strategic and Operational levels
We recognise that social work is professionally and personally challenging and demands considerable levels of skill, commitment, and enthusiasm. We offer a dedicated in house Learning and Development Centre which actively supports practitioners at each level to maintain their skills and Continuous Professional Development.
We are committed to achieve the aspirations of the Social Work career pathway in Wales and have for some time established a small number of Consultant Social Worker posts in Children’s Services.
Our Children’s Services Department has benefitted from comprehensive and significant investment in recent years, and we have responded to this by strengthening preventative services which aims to add capacity to the front line.
In this role you will be responsible for co-ordinating and delivering harm reduction, structured interventions, and recovery support. You will also provide assessment, recommendation and feedback to colleagues within HMPPS and North Wales Police on the progress of substance misuse service users within the Criminal Justice system.
You will have either achieved or be working towards a Level 3 Diploma in Health & Social Care (or equivalent), have experience in promoting and safeguarding the welfare of vulnerable adults/children, and possess good IT skills. Use of your own car insured for business use is essential.
The Service is divided into two areas, East and West. The East office is based in Ty Trevithick, Abercynon and the West office is based in Tonypandy, Rhondda.
We expect our practitioners to have a sound understanding of the practice implications of the Children Act, the Social Services and Wellbeing Act and other relevant legislation, be up to date with emerging issues and have experience of or an interest in working within childcare. Committed to anti-oppressive practice, successful candidates will bring strong assessment, communication, and planning skills.
Those starting a Social Work career will also be supported to attend out First Year in Practice peer support programme which aims to bridge the gap between qualifying and consolidating practice.
We will look to you to manage a defined caseload while building and maintaining links with partner agencies. You must possess a professional recognised Social Work qualification and be expected to be registered as a ‘Social Worker’ with Social Care Wales on appointment.
Reporting into the Residential Services Manager, this role will provide clinical and operational leadership and provide oversight to a team of Nurses and Recovery Workers. It will include overseeing the support and treatment of adults with drug and alcohol issues and implementing therapeutic interventions and group work.
As Shared Lives team manager in Wales you’ll have an important job to do in ensuring our service continues to thrive for the benefit of the people we support.
You’ll need to have a positive, can-do attitude, a qualification and experience in health and social care and the flexibility to promote our service, help our team be great and make sure our service provision is awesome. You will also need to have a driving license and use of a vehicle as the role involves regular travelling.
Purpose of the role:
Livability has an exciting new opportunity in Wrexham supporting adults with learning disabilities to live independently in their own homes.
As a Service Delivery Leader you will ensure that regulatory requirements are met across the service taking full responsibility for the management of the service providing the highest quality of care and support. Working with the delivery team and Quality Improvement Team to ensure the services are rated good or outstanding or equivalent depending on the regulator Team. This position requires you to be able to register with Social Care Wales.
You will be leading a team of Enabling Support Workers to work with people using Positive Behaviour Support and Active Support – supporting to maintain and promote independence, to safely access their community and engage in meaningful activities inside and outside of their home.
You will be supporting the team to enable people to carry out everyday activities, promote structure and routine to increase their independence, and to maintain their home within personal living spaces and communal areas.
The role will also involve supporting individuals with personal and health care in accordance with individually assessed needs.
This post is only available to female applicants as permissible under the Equality Act 2010’.
Are you the Service Delivery Leader we are looking for? Do you have the passion, talent, skills and care experience that can make it all add up for the people we support? Are you a car driver with a full UK drivers licence?
. If this is you, we would love to hear from you.
In return, Livability will provide:
Effective induction and Training in your new role.
The opportunity to develop and grow into a subject matter expert through a defined career pathway.
You can join the Livability academy and be supported to achieve a nationally recognised qualification that aligns with your role and our strategic aims.
Generous Annual Leave and Pension Scheme.
Access to our Employee Assistance Programme.
When applying, please ensure that you complete the Supporting Statement and Full Work History sections of the application form.
Livability is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable children and adults and expects all employees to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to an enhanced DBS/Access NI check.
Livability is committed to the Disability Confident Scheme and to equal opportunities therefore we welcome and encourage applications from everyone regardless of age, disability, gender, ethnicity, religion and sexual orientation.
Help transform lives by joining our team.
A breakthrough can seem like the smallest thing, but it can make the world of difference to someone on the autism spectrum. By becoming a Centre Manager, you’ll help make everyday breakthroughs happen more often.
We need you to be resilient, supportive and sensitive towards the needs of autistic people and ideally have a background in managing services within a social care environment.
You may have a personal connection, a desire to work with or real life experiences working with autistic people. You’ll have experience in a senior role with Management responsibilities, the desire to progress your career, and if you share our values and are willing to make a difference to the lives of autistic people, we’d love to hear from you.
Along with a host of benefits – from shopping discounts to flexible working and a competitive pension scheme – we’ll make sure you get excellent autism-specific training and support you with formal Management qualifications to further your career in social care.
We are looking for a Centre Manager to drive forward Quality and Compliance in our Autism Centre in Newport. The successful candidate will be experienced in working with autistic people and/or people with learning disabilities. You will coordinate and line manage staff teams around the people we support and their activities. You will display competence in managing and supporting a diverse staff team to utilise tools and techniques to support autistic people.
You will report to the Lead Manager and oversee 2 Team Leaders to facilitate positive outcomes for the people we support. The Newport Autism Centre is a specialist service seeking to improve the quality of life of the people we support through the use of Autism specific approaches such as active support, inclusive communication and TEACHH. Each day focuses on skill teaching, following the four key principles of active support, which are:
Every Moment Has Potential
Little and Often
Maximising Choice and Control
Graded Assistance to Ensure Success
Key to the Manager role is the ability to demonstrate these key principles and increase staff competence through the use of practice leadership.
You’ll have a strong working knowledge of current legislation relevant to providing a support service and previous experience of supervising staff within a social care or educational setting. Current or previous experience of supporting individuals who display challenging behaviour is desirable.
You will either possess a QCF/NVQ Level 4 or 5 in Health and Social Care or a recognised qualification in Leadership and Management, or be willing to work towards this. If you’re looking for a Management career with the National Autistic Society, you will be supported through a host of development opportunities in autism practice, Leadership development and standards of care.
Your working pattern will be varied over a seven day rota and could include weekends, however this will be under your control and office hours working will be encouraged.
If you would like to discuss the role further, please contact Harvey Philpott (Lead Manager) on 07717867935.
The National Autistic Society is here to transform lives, challenge perceptions and build a society that works for autistic people.
Visit our website to find out more about who we are and what we do at www.autism.org.uk.
Successful applicants will be required to complete the relevant safeguarding checks.
We are an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from those with a diagnosis of ASD.
Listed are two full time positions, one permanent and one fixed term until March 2022, both working 37 hours per week.
You will be responsible for providing rapid and timely intervention support to strengthen families in cases whereby there is a risk of children and young people being accommodated and moving into care directed by the Customer Services Manager for Family Intervention/Integrated Family Support and Edge of Care.
You will work alongside the Integrated Family Support Team and social work teams working consistently with families to improve relationships to enable children to remain living within the family home safely and sustainably.
You will provide structured evidence based interventions that enable families to develop problem-solving skills, build resilience and achieve good outcomes for the family unit to be sustained.
You will work directly with families at level two three and four – with children in need, children in need of protection and looked after children. You will also support the re-unification of families post care order when appropriate.
We are passionate and committed to developing and delivering practical solutions that aims to improve the lives of children and families.
You must have five GCSE grade C or equivalent and have at least three years’ previous experience of working with children and families.
An NVQ3 or above in Social Care or equivalent is desirable.
This post is subject to a DBS disclosure check.
Welsh language skills are desirable.
Applications may be submitted in Welsh and will not be treated less favourably than applications submitted in English.