Neath, Neath Port Talbot (Castell-nedd Port Talbot)
Grade 8/9 (£28,221 - £36,153 per annum, depending on experience)
09 Nov 2018
19 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time



Llangatwg Community Children’s Team x 2 posts

Salary: Grade 8/9 (£28,221 - £36,153 per annum, depending on experience)

Permanent, 37 hours per week

Location: Neath Civic Centre

Ref: PCHRA11213/6373

It’s an exciting time in Children and Young People Services as we continue to make solid progress towards our aims of achieving quality, supporting families and effectively managing risk. If you would like to be part of a Service that strives for excellence and supports its employees to achieve their potential, this could be the role for you.

We are currently looking for two experienced Social Workers for one of our front-line Community Children’s Teams based in Neath Civic Centre. Applicants are required to have at least two years’ experience working as a qualified social worker in a local authority.

The Service has separate Intake and LAC teams. Social workers in the Community Teams carry out work with children and families following initial investigations. Applicants are required to have at least two years’ experience working as qualified social workers in a local authority and must have experience in undertaking Section 47 investigations, child protection and the public law outline.

We can offer you secure employment with a very competitive salary and generous terms and conditions including 24 days annual leave (rising to 31 days after 5 years continuous service) plus 2 extra days at Christmas, pension scheme and sick pay scheme. We also have a Health and Well-being Group with a staff lottery and associated discounts.

Please note that you must possess a relevant qualification in Social Work and be registered with the Care Council for Wales.

Applications may be submitted in Welsh, applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.

Welsh language skills are not necessary.

Neath Port Talbot Council is totally committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Our employees are equally committed to ensuring the safety and protection of all children and young people and will take action to safeguard their wellbeing.

The recruitment process for this post will be underpinned by rigorous safer recruitment assessment to ensure that children and young people are protected.

This post is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service Enhanced Disclosure (Child).

If you would like to speak to someone about these exciting roles, please contact Emma Meyrick, Team Manager, on 01639 685860.

You may apply online at the Authority’s website or contact Human Resources by e-mail at or by telephone (01639) 686837 quoting the post title and reference number.

Closing date: 12 Noon, Monday 19th November 2018.