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About The Service

Intake and Assessment is a fast paced and exciting team. Due to Cardiff’s demography the work is diverse and progressive. 

Practitioners undertake Well-being and S47 assessments and provide short term interventions to support families to increase safety within the home. 

Practitioners hold cases for a short period of time; long term work is generally transferred at the first planning meeting.

The Team are on a duty rota for one week in every three, meaning you have the opportunity to plan and record your work in a structured and organised way.

About the job

With effect from 1st April 2023, these roles attract a market supplement of £5,000 (full time equivalent). (£43,223 - £47,403). This payment is reviewed on a 12 monthly basis.

The posts are permanent and will be based in the Initial Response Team, within Intake & Assessment.

As a Social Workers you may also be involved in care and private law proceedings. 

Cardiff Intake and Assessment Teams are established with experienced staff who support each other during challenging times. 

Cardiff works creatively under the Signs of Safety model for the best possible outcomes for families.

Agency personnel are valued by Cardiff Council.

Training opportunities are available to everyone to ensure continued professional development.

Benefits offered

Cardiff is frequently found at the top of lists of best cities in the UK to live in so come join us and see what we can offer.

  • A generous annual leave entitlement starting at 28 days per year to a maximum of 33 days per year after 5 years, with the option to purchase additional annual leave to a maximum of 10 days.
  • Our working culture is flexible, with a flexi scheme allowing you to work to a schedule that suits you
  • Hybrid working – supporting you to flexibly deliver your role whether on visits, from an office or your home
  • Access to the Cardiff and Vale of Glamorgan Pension Fund which is part of the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS), offering a reputable, secure and flexible pension plan for peace of mind.

This is just some of what Cardiff has to offer. Take a look at our Social Work website for more information about all our benefits and hear from some of our social workers, talking about why Cardiff is the place to be.

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What We Are Looking For From You

The successful candidate will have significant experience of:

  • assessment, care planning, person centre planning and care management skills
  • working actively with all partners to identify and meet individuals care support needs.
  • will be a registered Social Worker and have excellent skills in assessment and the ability to write concise records and reports.
  • will be a good team player, have excellent communication & organisation skills and have IT skills.

Additional information

With effect from 1st April 2023, these roles attract a market supplement of £5,000 (full time equivalent). (£43,223 - £47,403). This payment is reviewed on a 12 monthly basis.

These posts are subject to Disclosure and Barring Service Enhanced checks.

This post has a requirement for registration with Social Care Wales.

Safeguarding and Child Protection are key priorities for the Council. We aim to support children and vulnerable adults to ensure they are as safe as they can possibly be. Our services and schools are committed to ensuring the safety and protection of all children and vulnerable adults, and will take action to safeguard their well-being, and acknowledge that children and vulnerable adults have a right to protection. This is supported in the general ethos of the Council and all schools.

This vacancy is suitable for post share.

We welcome applications in both English and Welsh. Applications received in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than English applications.

If you have any concerns around your ability to participate in a virtual interview process, please contact for a discussion.

Please note the Council does not accept CV’s. When completing the supporting information section of your application, please ensure you refer to the below located on our website:

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