*Newly Qualified Social Workers welcome to apply
Through Care 14+
Main Purpose of Post:
Social Workers are one group of staff within the social care sector. It is principally through Social Workers that Local Authorities meet their statutory obligations under the Social Services and Well-being Act (Wales) 2014 and others.
The overall purpose of the Social Work role within Children’s Services is to assess, risk assess and provide a service to children and their families, where possible maintaining children in their families. In situations where risk cannot be managed, to develop plans which keep children safe and able to achieve their full potential. In doing this, the Social Worker must adhere to the relevant legislation and regulation, as well as Powys County Council Policies and Procedures.