Child Protection - Court & Adoption Social Worker - South Wales

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South Wales – upto £35/hour – South Wales – Child Protection/Court & Adoption – Social Worker

An exceptional but small local authority in the South Wales area are looking for 2x Social Workers to come in and hit the ground running in a team focusing upon pre proceedings, care proceedings and placing for adoption and will require experience of working with children subject to pre proceedings plans and care proceedings as well as experience of safeguarding and children looked after procedures.

You will be joining a small supportive team and all teams within the department are co-located in the same building. Dedicated administrative support in place for all court related work. Social Care officers and Family Aide Workers are available to assist Social Workers in work with children and families. Supervised contact service and parenting support services are available to refer to.

Benefits of the role as a Child Protection/Court & Adoption Social Worker include:

  • £10,000P/A Frontline Loyalty Bonus
  • Minimum 6 month contract
  • Low caseload
  • Flexible/agile work arrangements available which can be discussed at interview
  • Candidate will be provided with IT equipment that enables agile working
  • External training opportunities available for agency staff relevant to their role/caseload
  • Free car parking and access to a pool car system for work related journey’s
  • Manageable caseloads that are reviewed on a regular basis
  • Good mix of agency & permanent workers
  • Monthly supervision

The successful Child Protection/Court & Adoption Social Worker will have experience of:

  • Working with children on the Child Protection Plans, Looked after Children and Children in Need
  • Child protection Care proceedings
  • Court Reports
  • Working with the new Public Law Outline (PLO)
  • Section 47s
  • Core Assessments
  • Child protection meetings
  • Planned meetings
  • Case management
  • LAC Reviews
  • Conducting reviews
  • Attending LAC Reviews

As a Child Protection/Court & Adoption Social Worker, you will be:

  • HCPC registered
  • Eligible to work in the UK
  • Car Driver Essential

In return for working with Frontline, we can offer you:

  • A retention bonus scheme that rewards long term contracts
  • Excellent rates of pay
  • Access to exclusive vacancies
  • Support and expert advice from an approachable, dedicated and friendly team
  • An assigned consultant
  • Various employment opportunities in your preferred geographical area
  • Flexible hours to meet your needs, full or part time
  • Recommend a friend bonus scheme

If you know anyone who might be interested in the above, we are offering £500 referral bonuses for anyone we place that you introduce to us.

If this is what you are you are looking for, or you have any other questions, please do contact James Fisher on 0161-245-4488 or via email at

Frontline Staffing is an employment agency/employment business (as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003) and is acting on behalf of its client in relation to this vacancy.

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