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Consultant Social Workers LAC & FST (FTT-EXT)

Vacancy Details

Consultant Social Workers LAC & FST (FTT-EXT)

We are looking to appoint two Consultant Social Workers, one worker to join the Family Support Team and one for the Looked After Children’s Team. The successful candidates will carry a small case load, have some supervising responsibilities whilst also incorporating the role of the Consultant Social Worker Role. This role offers a good opportunity for anyone considering the next stage of their own development towards management. The right candidate will be able to demonstrate their commitment to achieving better outcomes for children and families and this will be demonstrated through applying theory and research into frontline practice. The CSW will support staff in developing this link and also keeping up to date with the latest research and good practice developments with a responsibility for sharing these and mentoring staff. To be the right person for this role, you will have excellent communication skills, proven experience of managing complex case work and some supervisory experience whilst working within statutory guidelines, policies and standards.

In order to be considered for this post you must be a registered Social Worker with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in Children’s and Families work

In return we offer you: • Excellent supervision and management support • Access to ongoing training and development opportunities • Work Life Balance including flexible working • Childcare vouchers • Cycle to Work Scheme • Car Sharing Scheme • Staff discounts and offers • Access to a Credit Union

For an informal discussion please contact Sarah Grant from Family Support Team on 01978 298620 or Mihaela Bucutea on 01978 295350 For an application pack, please contact the Human Resources Service Centre, Guildhall, Wrexham, LL11 1AY, by telephone on 01978 292012/ Text Relay 18001 01978 292012, email ¡V hrservicecentre@wrexham.gov.uk or download and complete the PDF application form on the web page.

The Council is committed to developing its bilingual workforce and welcomes the applications from candidates who demonstrate their capability to work in both English and Welsh.

The Council welcomes applications from suitably qualified candidates regardless of race, gender, disability, sexuality, religious belief or age.

Vacancy Details
Closing Date 13/12/2019
Salary/Rate G11 £36,876 to £39,782
Term Temporary Full Time
Department Social Care
Reference 04563
Posted Date 27/11/2019