Social Worker (experienced)
graduate job
Expires10 days

Social Worker (experienced)

Job description

An opportunity has arisen at Cardiff Council within Children’s Services for an experienced Social Worker. 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.

These posts are permanent and will be based in Targeted Services, working in any one of a number of teams that focus on the care, support and protection of children.

You will also be responsible for providing casework supervision to lower graded team members and assist in practice development and special projects within the team.

These posts are subject to Disclosure and Barring Service Enhanced checks.

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.

These vacancies are suitable for post share.

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

What we are looking for

  • The successful candidate will have experience of assessment, care planning, person centre planning and care management skills working actively with all partners to identify and meet individuals care support needs.
  • 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.


A degree in social work (or equivalent) is essential for this role.

Accepted degree subjects


How to apply

For further information or informal conversation about this opportunity please contact Rachael Jones, Project Support Officer, Children’s Services on telephone number 029 2087 3847.

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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