Are you a committed Social Worker within Childrens Services?

Do you have experience in supporting Youth Justice or similar ?

We are proud to be the preferred supplier into the City and County of Swansea Council, we will provide you with unique opportunities first and keep you informed of all QSW assignments.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITY – Social Worker – Youth Justice Service

  • Work with individuals, families, groups and communities to assess their needs and circumstances.
  • Plan, carry out, review and evaluate social work practice with individuals, families, groups, communities and other professionals.
  • Support individuals by respecting their needs, views and circumstances.
  • Assess risk to individuals, families, groups, communities and take appropriate action to minimise such risk in accordance with the Framework for Assessment, and use of the ASSET Plus assessment tool. Completing assessments will include visits to service user homes.
  • Adhere to Youth Justice National Standards and Legislation in the formulation of Court reports and in the supervision of Statutory Court Orders and Out of Court Disposals.
  • Manage and be accountable (with supervision and support) for your own social work practice within your organisation.
  • Reflect on and continue to develop your professional practice.
  • Plan and implement care.
  • Promote non-abusive and non-aggressive behaviour.
  • To maximise the participation of service users, carers and advocates to ensure that the individual service user is central to the care planning process.
  • To work in partnership with other agencies and workers to plan, develop and deliver co-ordinated services for Users and Carers.
  • To plan and co-ordinate packages of care which promote independence and enable service users to maximise their potential within their own communities.
  • To promote the protection of vulnerable people whilst respecting an individual’s right to undertake acceptable risks within their everyday lives.
  • Within overall service delivery contracts, to monitor and evaluate service provision in meeting individuals identified needs and circumstances.
  • The Candidate

  • Professional Qualification in Social Work and must be registered with the Social Care Wales.
  • Where appropriate, an approved social work status or willingness to work towards this.
  • Must be registered with the Care Council for Wales.
  • An up to date knowledge and experience of working in a multi-agency/inter-disciplinary environment and knowledge of the functioning of the main agencies involved in this area of responsibility.
  • Candidates will demonstrate that all activities are undertaken in accordance with the Equalities Act 2010 and the City and County of Swansea’s Equal Opportunities Policy and Procedures.
  • Benefits

  • Weekly payroll
  • Competitive pay rates
  • Full time and part time shifts available
  • Working with a top local authority
  • Weekly mailers keeping you up to date with posts within your locality
  • Receive up to £300 for referring a friend or colleague (T&Cs apply)
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