Child Health and Disability Social Worker
graduate job
Expires11 days

Child Health and Disability Social Worker

Job description

We are seeking Social Workers to join our growing services for children, young people and young adults with disabilities services.

Adopting a signs of safety approach, your ongoing case management and risk monitoring will include undertaking of a variety of assessments and the implementation and review of care and support plans - as underpinned by the Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014.

Social workers within the CHAD team work collaboratively with colleagues across a range of agencies and council directorates from Health, Education, the voluntary sector and Adult Services. These posts offer a unique opportunity to support children and young people with physical and learning needs who may require:

  • Care and Support plans
  • Transition planning
  • Child Protection plans
  • Looked After Children procedures
  • Court proceedings

Alongside regular supervision and peer meetings you will have the opportunity to attend a variety of training courses and practice enhancement to build on your portfolio of continual professional development. In addition, newly qualified practitioners will be supported through their first year in practice. (CPEL)

The service is co-located with targeted services case management teams within Cardiff County Hall, with agile working in place to support staff to work independently across the city. There are a number of touch down points across the city, however the service has a touch down point within Ty Gwyn School on the Western Learning Campus for the use of staff within the CHAD teams.

Safeguarding and child Protection are key priorities for the council. We aim to support children and vulnerable adults to ensure they are as safe as they can possibly be. Our services and schools are committed to ensuring the safety and protection of all children and vulnerable adults, and will take action to safeguard their well-being, and acknowledge that children and vulnerable adults have a right to protection. This is supported in the general ethos of the council and all schools.

This vacancy is suitable for post share.

What we are looking for

Accepted degree subjects


How to apply

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Sara Brown or Amy Reed (Team managers) on 02920 536197.

This post is subject to Disclosure and Barring Service Enhanced checks.

We welcome applications in both English and Welsh. Applications received in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than English applications.

Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 29/06/2018

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Closing date: 29/06/2018


Additional job details


£32,233 - £36,153

Working hoursFull-time

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