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Social Worker (Fostering)

Vacancy Details

Salary: £32,234 - £35,745
Location: Ty Elwyn
Region: Llanelli
Job Type: Temporary - Full Time
Vacancy Group: Education & Children
Category: Education & Children
Closing Date: 11/25/2020
Date Posted: 11/11/2020
Reference: 1/009368


Closing Date: 25/11/2020

Children's Services / Ty Elwyn

Social Worker (Fostering)
(Temporary up to 31/03/2021 Secondment Cover)

£32,234 - £35,745 (Grade I)

This Social Worker post has become available within the Fostering Service.

This role is primarily to provide ongoing support to designated foster carers, undertake supervision and review in line with statutory duties and ensure that placements are supported in line with Carmarthenshire’s Placement Stability Strategy to avoid unnecessary placement breakdowns.

The successful applicant will also support the Recruitment Service in completion of a Form F Assessment.

The successful applicant will need to have a working knowledge of children in need, children looked after and children at risk ensuring that they receive a quality social work service in accordance with national and local child care policies and strategies and to meet all statutory requirements.

A basic knowledge of Welsh is required to accomplish this post. Support can be provided on appointment to reach this level.

For an informal discussion please contact Ann Marie Baker on 01554 742380 /

A Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check will be requested for this post.

As part of the Council’s Policy and Procedure it is now a requirement that employees must register with the DBS Update Service for which there is an annual subscription fee of £13 borne by the individual.  The Authority will pay for the initial DBS check.

Please click on the link in the Downloads box below to view a .pdf copy of the Job Profile and Person Specification.

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In order to apply for this vacancy, you must be able to supply the required answers to the following questions:

  • Can you provide evidence that you have the right to live and work in the UK?


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Contact Name: Ann Marie Baker
Telephone: 01554 742380
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