Principal social worker - Intake and Assessment

Posted 20 January 2023
Salary Up to £48500 per annum
Job type Permanent
Discipline Fostering
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 to discuss the above or other opportunities that you would like me to seek for you.