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Principle Social Worker - Pre Birth Team

Job Title: Principle Social Worker - Pre Birth Team
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Cardiff
Salary: £40 per hour
REF: LukeMHC234343
Contact Name: Liam Murphy
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 3 years ago

Job Description

We are currently looking for a Principle Social Worker - Pre Birth Team to work with one of our clients based in Cardiff. You will be working for the council.

Monday - Friday (37 hours per week)

Shift Times 

Temp contract 

Pay rate - £40ph

Job Purpose

Cardiff Council are currently recruiting experienced Principal Social Workers to work within our Pre-Birth team within Cardiff.

They will be responsible for the assessments of unborn babies. Geographically the team covers all of Cardiff and therefore you must have a full driving licence with access to a car. You should be able to reach Cardiff within a maximum of 1 hour to be able to respond the crisis element of the role.

The Pre-birth team sits alongside the Intake and Assessment Teams and conducts Wellbeing Assessment and Section 47’s. As a Principal Social worker you would managing a carried caseload and this would include child protection and legal work. You should have proven experience of managing cases under the PLO process.

The successful candidate MUST have ROBUST SAFEGUARDING, RISK ASSESSMENT, CHILD PROTECTION experience and be confident with COURT PROCEEDINGS.

You must be confident in completing pre-birth risk assessments and birth plans with excellent multiagency communication skills.

You will need to flexible and able to work under pressure. Due to the nature of the role candidates must have front line post qualifying experience in child protection services.

As a PSW, you will be responsible for some case discussions and supervision sessions.

Candidate must have experience in working in Childrens services.

Candidate must have at least 5 years’ post qualifying experience.

Candidate must have experience in Court  and PLO work

Candidate must be able to demonstrate previous supervision skills. 

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