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Childrens Social Worker - Care Proceedings & Court Team

Job Title: Childrens Social Worker - Care Proceedings & Court Team
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Vale of Glamorgan
Salary: £30 - 32 per hour
REF: LukeMHC84343
Contact Name: Liam Murphy
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 3 years ago

Job Description

We are currently looking for a Childrens Social Worker -Care Proceedings & Court Team to work with one of our clients based in Vale of Glamorgan. You will be working for the council.

Monday - Friday 

Shift Times may vary

Temp Contract

Pay rates up to £32ph

There is an opportunity for two qualified social workers to join a  team within the Vale of Glamorgan Children’s Services who support those children subject of care proceedings before the Court, or where pre proceedings planning is taking place under the Public Law Outline.

What does the Care Planning and Proceedings do?

-         Focus on pre and care proceedings

-         Allows team members to achieve timely and effective planning for those children whose plans are subject to the Public Law Outline or before the court

-         Where the child's plan is adoption, this work is held within the team to support continuity until the Adoption Order is granted

You will need:

-        A minimum of 18 months experience within a similar role within a Local Authority setting

-        Experience of completing parenting assessments

-        Experience of preparing reports for court

-        Ability to write reports to a high standard

-        Ability to manage competing demands and meet deadlines

-        To be registered with Social Care Wales

You will be offered:

-        Access to monthly supervision with a manager

-        Flexible working arrangements/ability to work remotely

-        Access to technology such as WhatsApp and Microsoft Teams to assist communication with professionals, children, young people and families

-        Access to dedicated administrative support for court work

-        Access to support services such as Family Group conferences, edge of care services, supervised contact service

-        Opportunity to work in a Local Authority which is committed to service development

-        Opportunity to use a range of assessment methods and strength based models, including the Family Assessment Framework

-        You will have access to a Family Aide Worker whose role is to provide practical support to families and a Direct Work Practitioner whose role is to undertake life journey work with children and young people

-        Access to training opportunities which are relevant to your role and caseload

-        Hourly rate will be considered depending upon experience

4Recruitment Services is a specialist recruitment agency for Qualified Social Workers and HealthCare Professionals. We offer:

  • An excellent referral scheme of £250 for each successfully placed referral
  • HCPC certified complimentary training
  • 24 hour one on one specialist social work consultant based within your geographical area
  • Our own dedicated payroll support ensuring you get the full benefits of your payment

Recruitment is done in line with safe recruitment practices. 4Recruitment Services is an equal opportunities employer.

To discuss this vacancy or other Social Work vacancies in your area please contact Luke Mathurin on