Social Worker – Mockingbird
Permanent, 37 Hours per week
Newly Qualified Social Workers Grade 05 (SCP 24 to 27) £27,905 to £30,507 Level 3 Social Workers (Progressed through CPEL) Grade 06 (SCP 28 to 31) £31,371 to £33,799
Location: County Offices, Flint, Flintshire
The Mockingbird programme is an innovative method of delivering Foster Care using an extended family model which provides sleep overs, peer support, training and social opportunities. The social worker undertakes a liaison role, maintaining regular contact with the Hub carer, providing support, guidance and supervision for the constellation carers.
The role will require the post holder to be innovative, creative, supportive, group work orientated and aware of contemporary care demands and ensuring the Mockingbird model becomes embedded within the wider Flintshire Foster care community.
Working with a wide variety of agencies and professionals the role requires commitment, flexibility and a thorough understanding of all relevant Fostering standards and the Social Services and Well Being Act (2014) Wales. The role demands the ability to build effective relationships with social services teams and forge strong collaborative partnerships with other agencies.
In addition, the successful candidate will evidence a passion and determination to meet the demands of this role The ability to speak Welsh is Desirable Successful candidates must be registered with Care Council for Wales and as this post will result in you having substantial contact with children, and/or vulnerable adults and will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Services check.
For an informal discussion please contact.
Jenny Frost (Team Manager ) on 01352 702659 Peter Robson (Service Manager) on 01352 701028
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