11 Social Worker Adolescent Service Cardiff

Hoop Recruitment
Cardiff County
16 Sep 2020
19 Sep 2020
Contract Type
Part Time
Social Worker - Adolescent Service 11+ team
Canton, Cardiff
£37.99 per hour umbrella company

A Qualified Social Worker is required on ideally a full time basis for an initial 4 month contract to join Cardiff Childrens' Services 11 + team. This position is based in Canton, Cardiff during normal times but currently you will be expected to do home working. This is an exciting opportunity to join a team that is changing its role to a non-case-holding one.

For this position you will need to have the passion, patience and understanding to work with adolescent behaviour, being able to develop their strengths and understand and work through risks and actual harm. You will have a case load of no more than 12 - 13 young people, who maybe 'edge of care' or / and be exploited in some form, whether sexually or criminally or be a high risk of being so. There maybe be other issues within the family such as domestic violence, mental health and/or substance misuse

The future plans for this will will be for the team to continue to work with adolescents and their families in creative ways to build resilience for them and Children's Services. The functioning of the team in the future is very exciting. This could include supporting with edge of care, exploitation, age and Southwark Judgement assessments.
In order to apply for this position you will need to hold:

* Social Work qualification
* Social Care Wales registration (or be prepared to submit application before start date)
* 3 years of referencing
* Enhanced DBS

For an informal chat about this role and / or other opportunities contact Sarah Leigh at Hoop Recruitment in Cardiff on