This is a permanent, part time position required for 18.5 hours per week.
With a career in Pembrokeshire County Council you have the chance to live and work in Britain’s only Coastal National Park with the opportunity to impact the community around you. We are seeking experienced Social Workers to join the Children with Disabilities Team within the Social Services and Housing directorate.
The Children with Disabilities team work with education and the third sector to provide support to children with additional learning needs and disabilities. This specialist team aim to provide a one-stop shop for information, signposting, assessment, short term and long term work and allocation of resources across a continuum of need. The team work with children who are disabled and their families, completing all areas of social work: looked after children, children in need and children who are working with safety plans while named on Pembrokeshire’s Child Protection Register.
With its breath taking scenery, coastal lifestyle and a range of leisure activities, Pembrokeshire has a lot to offer; and so do we. As well as a supportive management team and management teams the following is just a taster of the range of benefits of joining the PCC team:
Generous Annual Leave of up to 30 days
Membership of the Local Government ‘career average’ defined benefit pension scheme
Flexible and agile working
Access to discounts on a range of products, services and attractions
A wide range of resources to support your health and wellbeing, including a professional in- house occupational health service and access to counselling services
Generous occupational maternity and paternity pay plan, on top of statutory benefits
Professional registration fees reimbursed
Generous relocation package up to GBP 8,000 – which could include for example rent in lieu of a planned house purchase, removal and storage fees and legal/mortgage arrangement fees for house purchase.
Salary sacrifice schemes
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.
Successful applicants will be required to be registered as a social worker with Social Care Wales prior to taking up their post and to be able to provide evidence of this.
Safeguarding and protecting children and adults at risk is a high priority for Pembrokeshire County Council. We aim to support vulnerable children and adults at risk to ensure they are as safe as they can possibly be. We are committed to ensuring their safety and will take action to safeguard their well-being. The Council’s Corporate Safeguarding Policy provides a framework for every member of staff and Service within the Council, setting out responsibilities in relation to safeguarding and protecting children and adults at risk as well as the methods by which the Council will be assured that it is fulfilling its duties.
This policy applies to all Council employees and workforce, councillors, volunteers and also service providers that are commissioned by the Council. Safeguarding is everyone’s business whether they work for, or on behalf of the Council.