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Senior Social Worker- Pontypridd

Posted 25 days ago by @ Vetro Recruitment

  • Pontypridd, Mid Glamorgan
  • Permanent
  • £37,700 to £39,599 P/Yr
  • Standard
  • Expires In 3 days


We are currently working on behalf of an established charity to recruit a Senior Social Worker into their established team in South Wales. This role involves supervising a dedicated team of social work assistants and providing crucial advice and support to clients and their dependents. Be a key player in promoting our services locally and cultivating partnerships with other agencies. This is an office-based role with local travel expected
Details:

  • Job Title: Senior Social Worker
  • Location: Office based in Pontypridd with regular travel
  • Salary: £39,599
  • Job Type: Permanent, full-time (37.5 hrs)


Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead and manage the personal welfare team for the Wales region, ensuring a high-quality, outcomes-focused service for clients and their dependant's.
  • Effectively manage casework, including allocation and case management, fostering efficiency and excellence.
  • Handle a small caseload of clients, conducting quality assessments and providing appropriate interventions such as welfare benefits advice, advocacy, emotional support, and practical advice.
  • Drive service performance and improvement, proactively addressing any performance or practice issues.
  • Support the team through supervision, appraisal, case reviews, and observations, fostering a collaborative and supportive work environment.
  • Act as the safeguarding lead for the region, advising and supporting team members to ensure adherence to organizational safeguarding policies.
  • Manage the delivery of interventions, predominantly through a home visiting service, addressing welfare benefits, mobility, social isolation, and financial issues.
  • Stay updated on relevant legislation and good practices, sharing information across the team and the wider organization.


Experience/ Qualifications:

  • A degree in social work or equivalent social work qualification and current professional registration
  • Experience of leading/managing a team with the ability to manage & effectively prioritise caseloads
  • Experience of community-based social care services with experience in delivery with older people and / or disability services
  • Knowledge and understanding of the values and principles underpinning working with vulnerable adults and their carers within the community setting,
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation and good practice, particularly in relation to older people, mental health and disability
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills with good judgment and logical decision-making ability
  • A valid driving license and access to own vehicle


Benefits:

  • Career Development: Various career paths, recognising hard work and supporting your progression into senior roles.
  • Low Caseloads and 9-5 working practices
  • Very generous pension scheme
  • Free Parking
  • Medical Insurance
  • Increased Holiday: 29 days


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