Kinship Social Worker

2022-06-23 12:26:122022-07-20Hoop Recruitment
Job TypeTemporary Full Time
AreaCardiff, United KingdomCardiffUnited Kingdom
SectorSocial Work - Adult
Start DateASAP
AdvertiserKate Bowen
Job RefV37438

We are looking to recruit a small number of experienced social workers for Cardiff Council, to support identification and assessment of Kinship foster carers, through the process of converting to Special Guardianship roles. Relevant applicants should be able to demonstrate knowledge of relevant legislation and regulations and experience of or transferable skills relevant for these roles. Successful applicants will be responsible for process from initial contact to presentation at panel. There is no role of supervising social worker within these roles. These are work from home roles but will require in person visits for the purpose of assessments. 

Cardiff being the Capital City of Wales is a great place to live and work, and we work within the Social Services and Well Being Act (Wales)2014. This Act focuses on working with people and families in partnership, to meet their needs to prevent them from escalating.

Cardiff is a vibrant City and was voted as one of the best places to live in the UK in 2019. It also has some of the best cultural and recreational activities.

As a social worker in Cardiff, you will make an impact on children’s lives, through your commitment and dedication you will help deliver high quality services and use a child-centred approach. Our social workers make a real difference to the families they work with and help their families who may have had a difficult start in life to achieve their best outcomes. As a social worker you will play a pivotal role in safeguarding children, building upon family relationships to support and empower children and their families to make important choices about the direction of their lives. 

Cardiff prides ourselves in the way we listen to the needs of our social workers and offer a great flexible and hybrid working approach. Listening to families and children are at the heart of what we do. 

You would be working in partnership with families helping them to develop skills for their children to live in a happy and safe home environment.

Required –

  • Social Work Degree (or equivalent)

  • Social Care Wales Registration

  • Enhanced DBS on Update Service (can help with this if needed)


Why join Hoop Social Work?

  • Largest supplier of Qualified Social Workers across South Wales

  • 17 years’ experience of the South Wales Social Work market

  • PAYE and Umbrella payroll options available – you choose! 

  • Dedicated point of contact (support team to cover whilst on leave)

  • Twice weekly payroll

  • Actively supplying every Local Authority in South Wales and West Wales

  • Refer a friend scheme available


Please contact us on 02922 400519 to find out more.

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