Principal Social Worker

Posted 02 May 2023
Salary £43516 - £45495 per annum + Amazing Benefits
Job type Permanent
Discipline Social Work
Contact NameDavid Walsh

Job description

A Welsh Local Authority is looking for a Principal Social Worker to join the front door team. This will be non-case holding and Remote working with a requirement of one day a month to travel to the office to have a team meeting.

The Principle Social Worker will be required to work as part of a team which will provide IAA County wide in line with the Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014. Triaging all contacts into Children's Service and undertaking checks to make a decision about next steps. This could be information or advice or referral to assessment team for a wellbeing assessment or child protection enquiry. As a Principle Social Worker you will be chairing Strategy discussions, providing management oversight and supporting social workers.

What is offered to you as a Principal Social Worker:

  • A generous annual leave entitlement
  • Fully remote - one day a month required for team meeting at the office
  • A reliable pension scheme
  • Learning and Development
  • Competitive Pay
  • Learning and Development
  • Lease Car Scheme
  • Powys County Council Reward Scheme
  • Salary Sacrifice Benefits

Your responsibilities as a Principal Social Worker:

  • Reviewing all contacts into children services.
  • Applying threshold criteria.
  • Undertaking lateral checks including speaking to family members and the public
  • Appraising historical information
  • Assessment and decision making in relation to next steps.
  • Ability to chair meetings including strategy meetings.
  • Supervision of non-qualified staff

Requirements of you as Principal Social worker:

  • Have a relevant professional qualification in Social Work.
  • Registration with the Care Council for Wales or equivalent
  • This position has a requirement for an Enhanced DBS Check
  • Post qualifying experience within Children's Services.
  • Experience of undertaking assessments of needs and identifying risks.
  • Experience and knowledge in the field of Child Protection, LAC, Court Experience of chairing complex meetings

Location: Wales

Salary scale: up to £45,500 d.o.e

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