Work in Social Care (Pembrokeshire County Council)

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Pembrokeshire County Council

Senior Social Worker

Job Type

Salary

Location

Permanent

Reference 

£34,728 - £38,890

Posted Date

Pembrokeshire

Closing Date

REQAA2736

12 August 2021

31 August 2021

Senior Social Worker looking for roles in Children’s Services? We have some fantastic opportunities to join the team in beautiful Pembrokeshire.

With a career in Pembrokeshire County Council you have the chance to live and work in Britain's only Coastal National Park with the opportunity to impact the community around you. We are seeking experienced Social Workers to join the Corporate Parenting Team within the Social Services and Housing directorate.

The Corporate Parenting Team work to ensure that there is a structured and outcome focussed pathway for all Looked After Children who have a plan for permanence. The Team is also responsible for supporting young people who are entitled to leaving care services to assist their transition to adulthood. This is exciting work with opportunities to make a real difference to the life chances of this vulnerable group of young people.

Joining the team now would provide many opportunities to bring new ideas, develop in different ways professionally, and to contribute directly to the work to promote a culture of continuous improvement, reflection and learning.

We provide a supportive working structure across all of our social care teams, ensuring you have all you need to perform to the best of your abilities, whilst doing a job you love.

As well as a supportive management team the following is just a taster of the range of benefits of joining the PCC team:

- Generous Annual Leave of up to 30 days
- Membership of the Local Government ‘career average' defined benefit pension scheme
- Flexible and agile working
- Access to discounts on a range of products, services and attractions
- A wide range of resources to support your health and wellbeing, including a professional in-house occupational health service and access to counselling services
- Generous occupational maternity and paternity pay plan, on top of statutory benefits
- Professional registration fees reimbursed
- Generous relocation package up to £8,000 - which could include for example rent in lieu of a planned house purchase, removal and storage fees and legal/mortgage arrangement fees for house purchase.
- Salary sacrifice schemes

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Professional Registration: Successful applicants will be required to be registered as a social worker with Social Care Wales prior to taking up their post and to be able to provide evidence of this.

Safeguarding and protecting children and adults at risk is a high priority for Pembrokeshire County Council. We aim to support vulnerable children and adults at risk to ensure they are as safe as they can possibly be. We are committed to ensuring their safety and will take action to safeguard their well-being. The Council’s Corporate Safeguarding Policy provides a framework for every member of staff and Service within the Council, setting out responsibilities in relation to safeguarding and protecting children and adults at risk as well as the methods by which the Council will be assured that it is fulfilling its duties.

This policy applies to all Council employees and workforce, councillors, volunteers and also service providers that are commissioned by the Council. Safeguarding is everyone's business whether they work for, or on behalf of the Council.

This post is subject to a DBS disclosure check.

We request that all applicants submit online applications. If you are unable to do this, please contact the Recruitment Administrator as early as possible by emailing recruit@pembrokeshire.gov.uk.

Additionally, if you have any further needs or require any further support in the recruitment process please get in touch by emailing recruit@pembrokeshire.gov.uk

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Work in Social Care (Pembrokeshire County Council)

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Live and Work in Pembrokeshire

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