City & County of Swansea

  • Swansea, UK
18 May, 2024
City & County of Swansea Swansea, UK
Further informationOur vision in Swansea which is well understood by the current workforce is 'doing what matters to make things better for children, young people and families. This is reflected in our drive that wherever safe children should remain in the care of their birth families. Signs of Safety is our practice framework and our social work teams work in small pods which allows us to work systemically with families to effect change. This supports good supervision and collaboration between staff. Building positive respectful relationships with families, listening to children and ensuring they are involved in decisions that affect their lives is at the heart of what we do.Our recent CIW assurance visit in June highlighted the following: - A positive attitude towards risk and a willingness to experiment, innovate and be creative was evident.Providers reported Swansea Council has taken a lead in influencing partners to adopt a more strength based/appreciative enquiry approach to...
18 May, 2024
City & County of Swansea Swansea, UK
Further informationIf you are passionate about upholding people's human rights and applying the Mental Capacity Act we would like to hear from you. The successful candidate will need to have a good understanding of the Mental Capacity Act and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards. The Senior Social Work Practitioner role will uphold operational requirements and the monitoring of timely statutory responsibilities. They will maintain up to date detailed knowledge of relevant legislation, council policies and procedures.The role will involve line managing BIA's within the team by offering regular supervision and completing the necessary paperwork and to engage in performance management monitoring as required.The post holder will be responsible for completing DoLS authorisations, managing the team when the team leader is off, supervising staff and working on a duty rota to deal with enquiries that come into the team. Part of the role of Senior Social Work Practitioner in the team will be...
18 May, 2024
City & County of Swansea Swansea, UK
Further informationSwansea is an innovative waterfront city at the heart of the wider Swansea Bay City Region. From stunning coastal scenery to tranquil parks, from its thriving cultural scene to the best of modern city living, the city offers the best of all worlds.This is an opportune time to join our organisation as we are remodelling our family support, edge of care and early help services to enable us to better meet the needs of families in Swansea. Ensuring families receive the right support at the right time, from the right place, and as early as possible, will ensure the best possible outcomes for children and families. This will enable statutory children's services to focus on those families with the most complex needs. In Swansea we understand the need to nurture and support staff. From the excellent induction process when you join us and throughout your time with us we will support your work and career. The recently implemented workforce wellbeing strategy supports our...
18 May, 2024
City & County of Swansea Swansea, UK
Post title: Social WorkerPost number: SS.-V4Salary: £35, - £40, per year.Job description: Directorate/department: Social ServicesIf you want to join a supportive, passionate team then this is the job for you.For an informal chat about all Swansea has to offer please contact Shahin Dorward on .SafeguardingWithin Swansea Council there is a "Safeguarding is Everybody's Business" principle, and this applies to all Swansea Council employees, elected members, volunteers and contractors.
18 May, 2024
City & County of Swansea Swansea, UK
About the role:In Swansea, we aim to provide adults and their carers with the right support, at the right time, by the right person. Our approach follows the Principles of the Social Services and Well Being Act (Wales) , which focuses on working with people, in partnership, to meet the clients needs and stop any issues from escalating. We are looking for the right candidate who is dynamic, has great organisational skills, is motivated, passionate and enthusiastic about the role, and will 'work alongside Swansea residents to live well and safely in our community'. This role is fast paced, and you will play an important role in assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating care plans. Your passion for social work will enable effective integrated working, with vulnerable adults in Swansea, their families, groups and communities to enable optimum outcomes to promote independence and social inclusion. What we can offer you:You will join a supportive team who are friendly and...
18 May, 2024
City & County of Swansea Swansea, UK
Further informationFoster Wales Swansea is a leading Local Authority Fostering service based within Child and Family Services. An additional post has been agreed within the team, and we are looking to appoint a temporary (2 year) full time Supervising Social Worker to join our thriving service. We are looking for someone who will be passionate about providing high quality care for children, through the recruitment, assessment, supervision and support of our Foster Wales Swansea foster carers. It is an exciting time to join our service with several new service developments.If you want to join our busy and dynamic team and want a further discussion about the role, please contact Bethan Hughes on .You must possess a Social Work Qualification, have up to date knowledge and experience of working with children and families in a multi-agency/inter-disciplinary setting and have knowledge of the functions of a fostering service. SafeguardingWithin Swansea Council there is a "Safeguarding is...