Principal Social Worker - Pre Birth Team

Location Cardiff, Wales
Salary £40 per hour
Discipline
They will be responsible for the assessments of unborn babies.

Geograpically 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 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.