Principal social worker - Intake and Assessment

Posted 20 January 2023
Salary Up to £48500 per annum
Location
Job type Permanent
DisciplineFostering
ReferenceJ6812_1674230282
Contact NameDavid Walsh

Job description

Principal social worker - Intake and Assessment

Office Base: South Wales

Hybrid working

Salary: up to £48,500

The Intake and Assessment team of a South Wales Local Authority are looking to recruit a Principal Social Worker.

This is an exciting opportunity to lead and shape practice and performance in the team, whilst carrying a protected caseload.

What is offered to you as a Principal Social Worker:

  • Up to £48,500basic salary
  • A generous annual leave entitlement starting at 27 days per year to a maximum of 32 days per year after 5 years, with the option to purchase additional annual leave to a maximum of 10 days.
  • Their working culture is flexible, with a flexi scheme allowing you to work to a schedule that suits you
  • Hybrid working - supporting you to flexibly deliver your role whether on visits, from an office or your home
  • Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS), offering a reputable, secure and flexible pension plan for peace of mind.
  • a market supplement reviewed on a 12 monthly basis.

Your responsibilities as a Principal Social Worker:

  • To undertake and promote the effective assessment, care planning, intervention and review for children in need of care and support, including children in need of being looked after and/or protection, including circumstances where it is necessary for the local authority to initiate legal proceedings to safeguard children.
  • To take the role of Practice Leader, supporting and encouraging a Signs of Safety culture within the service.
  • Keep children, young people and families at the heart of the work through promoting the use of Signs of Safety engagement tools.
  • In partnership with the team manager, you will monitor and manage the performance and development of Social Workers.

Requirements of you as Principal Social worker:

  • Have a relevant professional qualification in Social Work.
  • Registration with the Care Council for Wales or equivalent
  • Knowledge of Social Work Policy, legislation, guidance and
  • regulations and their application

What do you get from working with me?

  • CV enhancement
  • Application form enhancement
  • Access to many jobs in the market
  • I am a dedicated consultant that will work endlessly to assure the whole process is a smooth running as possible
  • Interview preparation assistance
  • Expert consultation
  • Questions answered
  • Offer negotiation

I am also offering a referral bonus of £250.00 to anyone who refers a social work professional to our agency that is successfully placed.

Please feel free to contact me anytime on 07425 728 375 or dwalsh@charecruitment.com to discuss the above or other opportunities that you would like me to seek for you.