Service Care Solutions are currently recruiting for an experienced social worker to be based in the 11+ team at Cardiff Council. This will be a full time position for an initial period of 3 months and with a view to this being extended on a rolling basis.
The 11+ Team is currently a statutory Social Work team within the Adolescent Service. An 11+ Social Worker will have the passion, patience and understanding to work with adolescent behaviour, being able to develop their strengths and understand and work through risks and actual harm. The successful social worker will have a case load of no more than 12 - 13 young people, who maybe 'edge of care' or/and be exploited in some form, whether sexually, criminally or be a high risk of being so. There may also be other issues within the family such as domestic violence, mental health and/or substance misuse.
Although currently a statutory case managing team, the 11+ team will change functions at some point in the near future to become non-case holding. The team will instead continue to work with adolescents and their families in creative ways to build resilience for them and Children's Services. The functioning of the team in the future is exciting but also not yet defined. This could include supporting with edge of care, exploitation, age and Southwark Judgement assessments.
The ideal candidate will have:
• Social work degree, or equivalent
• Social Work England or Social Care Wales registered
• Experience of child protection
• Experience of court work
• Full UK driving license and vehicle
The benefits of working with Eilidh at Social Care Solutions:
• You will receive a dedicated and personal consultant with a vast knowledge of social
• We are a nationwide supplier of Social Work staff to over 200 local authorities
which means we have a wide variety of exclusive roles based all over the country
• We provide frequent updates of new opportunities via text and email
• We have an expert payroll service which is processed twice a week
At Service Care Solutions we also offer a £250 bonus for referrals! If you think you know someone who would be ideal for this role and they are placed in the job you will then receive £250 at the end of their probationary period.
To apply for this role, or to refer someone else, then please do not hesitate to contact Eilidh at Service Care Solutions on 01772208964 or [ Email address blocked ] .
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