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Both teams are part of a new and transformative model of care and support, called Stay Well@home, funded by the Welsh Government Transformation Grant, and which will respond to requests for support from Community Professionals outside of traditional office hours, to enable individuals to stay at home and not have to go to hospital. This will involve Moving and Handling assessments and advice and the provision of equipment. As an Occupational Therapist in these teams you will be required to take part in a rota to cover the service 8:30am – 8pm, 365 days per year.

You will be joining an established and experienced team of Senior Occupational Therapists and Occupational Therapists. Applications are welcome from both experienced and newly qualified Occupational Therapists.

The successful candidates will be expected to be a proactive team players who can recognise and draw on the wealth of experience available to them within Short Term Services. We are looking for Occupational Therapists who have the enthusiasm to play an active role in delivering a high quality service to individuals in our community. A sound value base, excellent communication skills and a person-centred approach are essential.

You will need to be OT qualified and registered with the HCPC. Regular supervision will be provided by a Senior Occupational Therapist and training and development opportunities will be available during the period of employment. RCT have a commitment to reimburse professional registration fees.

This is an exciting time to join Cardiff, which is an Authority on the implementation journey that uses the Signs of Safety approach to focus on the support of our Children.
Intake and Assessment is a fast paced and exciting team, due to Cardiff’s demography the work is diverse and progressive. Practitioners undertake Well-being and S47 assessments and provide short term interventions to support families to increase safety within the home. Practitioners hold cases for a short period of time; long term work is generally transferred at the first planning meeting.

The Team are on a duty rota for one week in every three meaning you have the opportunity to plan and record your work in a structured and organised way. Social Workers may also be involved in care and private law proceedings. Cardiff Intake and Assessment Teams are established with experienced staff who support each other during challenging times. Cardiff work creatively under the Signs of Safety model for the best possible outcomes for families. All employees are valued by Cardiff Council; training opportunities are available to everyone to ensure continued professional development.
You will be a registered Social Worker and have excellent skills in assessment and the ability to write concise records and reports. You will be a good team player, have excellent communication and organisation skills and have IT skills.

This is a full time open-ended position.

Social Worker looking for roles in Children’s Services? We have some fantastic opportunities to join the team in beautiful Pembrokeshire.

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 Child Care Assessment Team within the Social Services directorate.

Safeguarding and Child Protection are key priorities for Pembrokeshire’s Children’s Service. The Childcare Assessment team safeguards and promotes the welfare of the children and young people in Pembrokeshire. The team handles all safeguarding and welfare referrals and gives guidance to the public and professionals who work with children. The aim is always to support vulnerable children and young people to ensure they are as safe as they can possibly be.

Joining the team would provide many opportunities to bring new ideas, develop in different ways professionally, and to contribute directly to the work to promote a culture of continuous improvement, reflection and learning.

We provide a supportive working structure across all of our social care teams, ensuring you have all you need to perform to the best of your abilities, whilst doing a job you love.

With it’s breathtaking 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 £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.

Professional Registration – 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.

Welsh language skills are desirable.

Applications may be submitted in Welsh and will not be treated less favourably than applications submitted in English.

Mae’n hanfodol eich bod yn gwneud cais drwy gwefan Cyngor Gwynedd.

I sicrhau fod plant yng Ngwynedd yn cael eu diogelu, yn byw mewn amgylchiadau mor sefydlog ag sydd modd ac yn cael y cyfle gorau o ran hyrwyddo eu iechyd a’u lles.

Mae’r swydd yma’n allweddol ar gyfer hyrwyddo diogelu, mewn achosion unigol ac hefyd yn y modd mae’r rhwyd ddiogelu rhyng asiantaethol a chorfforaethol yn gweithio yng Ngwynedd.

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.

Cardiff Safeguarding and Children Looked After teams are now based in 3 localities across the city, moving services into the communities with which they work. This is the first step of a move towards better-integrated public services, working more closely with partners within the community. We will be working jointly with partners to ensure citizens have access to all the services and opportunities available to them within their local community.

Within the team’s geographical area you will support children and young people through robust assessment, SMART planning and effective intervention to support them in achieving positive outcomes within their families and communities. Working within a restorative practice approach, you will work in partnership with families and multi-agency colleagues in intervening to address both the presenting concerns and underlying difficulties.

This is an exciting opportunity to join the service which puts the individual at the heart of our work. The teams work from a strengths-based (Signs of Safety) approach to meet the needs of young people and their families.
Cardiff has exciting opportunities to develop practice knowledge in areas that you wouldn’t find elsewhere within Wales.

You will have an offer of direct access to a senior manager as mentor, if required. You will form a critical key part of the locality management team: shaping its practice and development alongside the other PSWs, Team Managers and your Operational Manager.

Within the team you will take the role of Practice Leader, working with the Team Manager, supporting and encouraging the culture within the services as well as leading, teaching and modelling the Signs of Safety approach. You will work alongside the Team Manager to help in managing the performance and development of Social Workers as well as contributing to the development and maintenance of effective systems to ensure quality services to children in need and their families.

The successful candidates must have robust safeguarding experience and experience of working with Children looked after and be confident with court proceedings. As a child protection social worker, you must be flexible and able to work under pressure. Due to the nature of the role candidates must have front line post qualifying experience in child protection services.

A degree in Social Work is essential for this role, as well as excellent skills in assessment and the ability to write concise records and reports. You will be a good team player, have excellent communication, organisation skills and IT skills.

This is an open-ended position required for 22.2 hours per week over three days.

The Mid and West Wales Adoption Service consists of a regional arrangement between Pembrokeshire, Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion and Powys County Councils. The Service makes provision to adopters pre and post adoption which includes training and assessment; to support child care workers in preparing children for permanence; to link children with prospective adoptive families; to provide support and advice to adoptive families post adoption order and to support individuals affected by adoption. The Service has developed and expanded in recent years with attention being focused on both the recruitment of adopters and preparing children for permanence. Working within a regional service enables a greater choice of adoption placements for children originating from West Wales.

We are looking for applicants who are committed and ambitious for children.

You must possess a relevant qualification in social work, be a registered social worker and have some adoption related experience.

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.

This post is subject to a DBS disclosure check.

Mae’n hanfodol eich bod yn gwneud cais am y swydd yma drwy wefan Cyngor Gwynedd.

Y gallu i gynnig gwasanaeth i glientau unigol, teuluoedd a’r gymuned yn unol ậ fframwaith gyfreithiol amrywiol ddeddfau sydd yn berthnasol i lês plant, gan gynnwys amddiffyn plant ac asesiadau o blant mewn angen.

To comply with the local authority’s Corporate Safeguarding Policy and the safeguarding duties and responsibilities which that policy places on every employee, aligning with the core values of the Authority which includes supporting children, adults who may be at risk and their families to keep them
safe and healthy.

• Lead on all qualifying and post-qualifying social work development programmes.
• As part of the overall comprehensive staff development and training service to Social Care employees, co-ordinate; develop; deliver and evaluate a range learning and development opportunities across all levels of staff in Adults and Children’s services which align with both Corporate and

Departmental objectives.
• To develop effective inter-agency, multi-disciplinary and whole sector relationships and initiatives in order to help meet these objectives.
• Work in partnership with regional stakeholders including Authorities; Health and other organisations
• Manage aspects of the allocated Social Care Workforce Development Programme budgets.
• Support the Workforce Development Unit’s wider activities by participating in other programmes and training as required and promote and represent the work of the service with all partner agencies.
• Lead on safeguarding training and provide advice and guidance as required.

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.

For Social workers seeking to return to Cardiff to work and for those seeking to work for Cardiff for the first time your applications would be welcome. Cardiff benefits from being the capital of wales and is a growing city with a diverse population. The children of Cardiff require social workers who can respond to the diversity of needs and experiences which in turn offers social workers the opportunity for workers to develop expertise and to lead practice within Wales ensuring that Children and their families receive only the best. Cardiff offers the opportunity to grow and develop through high quality training, supervision and a wide variety of opportunities to pursue career development.

There is a sense of optimism within the Children Services workforce as Cardiff moves through its change journey with strong leadership through the dedicated management team.
Cardiff are in the process of redesigning our services to follow the child’s journey and creating locality teams that enable workers to link closely with communities and local services. These teams have been established in three areas of the city at St Mellons in the East, Fairwater in the North and Cardiff Bay in the South enabling staff to be based within the communities that they serve. The Locality model offers benefits not only to Children and their families but also to staff including reduced travelling time and expense. The locality offices support good team morale where staff feel comfortable can link with colleagues and engage with each other in peer reflection. The operational managers are based with the teams at the locality offices ensuring strong links between staff at all levels of the service.

Cardiff is one of the fastest growing cities in Britain, committed to becoming a ‘Child Friendly City’ that places the rights of children and young people at the head of our policies and strategies. Parents have the most significant influence on children and on their future lives. It is our belief that outcomes for children are best when they are supported to grow and achieve within their own families. This belief has driven the ‘Think Family’ approach which looks at the family as a whole and co-ordinates support across the public services, tailored to each family’s needs and strengths.

If you are interested in being part of Cardiff’s journey to becoming one of the most vibrant and successful cities within the UK that puts Children first with the ambition of being a lead force behind practice development in Wales we would be excited to hear from you.
Cardiff are moving towards locality based working, moving services into the communities with which they work. This is the first step of a move towards better-integrated public services, working more closely with partners within the community. We will be working jointly with partners to ensure citizens have access to all the services and opportunities available to them within their local community.

Within the team’s geographical area you will support children and young people through robust assessment, SMART planning and effective intervention to support them in achieving positive outcomes within their families and communities. Working within a restorative practice approach, you will work in partnership with families and multi-agency colleagues in intervening to address both the presenting concerns and underlying difficulties.

This is an exciting opportunity to join the service which puts the individual at the heart of our work. The teams work from a strengths-based (Signs of Safety) approach to meet the needs of young people and their families.

We have a diverse variety of casework, individual, dedicated and regular senior management support alongside progression opportunities for the successful candidates.
We are looking for experienced Social Workers.
The successful candidates must have robust safeguarding, child protection experience and be confident with court proceedings. As a child protection social worker, you must be flexible and able to work under pressure. Due to the nature of the role candidates must have front line post qualifying experience in child protection services.

A degree in Social Work is essential for this role, as well as excellent skills in assessment and the ability to write concise records and reports. You will be a good team player, have excellent communication, organisation skills and IT skills.

Mae’n hanfodol eich bod yn gwneud cais drwy wefan Cyngor Gwynedd.

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