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Social Services jobs

Have a look at our rewarding jobs and careers that really make a difference to the lives of people of all ages across Swansea.

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At Swansea Council we are proud of our social services workforce and all that they do. Our offer includes flexible working, pension scheme, training, and lots more.

Your life experiences and passion to care for and help people have the best possible life could open the doors to you for a job right now.

See the adverts below to see what's on offer. Each one has contacts of someone you can email or phone to find out more.


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Social Care Personal Assistant

From £11.00 per hour. A Social Care Personal Assistant is employed to support an individual to live as independently as possible. A variety of positions are available throughout the Swansea area to support individuals of all ages (including children and adults), backgrounds and abilities.

IAA Early Intervention and Prevention Development Officer (closing date: 05/10/23)

£32,020 - £35,411 per year. If you enjoy supporting children and their families to help them achieve their full potential, then Swansea Council could have just the service for you. Swansea is a great place to live and work.

Business Support Officer (closing date: 05/10/23)

£21,575-£21,968 per year. An opportunity has arisen for a Permanent Part Time (18.5 hrs) Business Support Officer post within our busy Service Provision Team. Swansea Vale Resource Centre is looking to appoint a Business Support Officer within their Day Service. Hourly rate starting at £11.18 per hour.

Residential Care Officer (closing date: 05/10/2023)

£24,054.00 - £26,845.00 per year pro-rata. We are looking for a Residential Care Officer to work at Ty Cila Short breaks who is committed to support adults with a learning disability, physical disability, complex health and behaviours. This post is 28 hours per week.

Night Care Officer (closing date: 06/10/23)

£24,054 - £26,845 per year (pro-rata). This is an exciting opportunity to join our Hollies team to work as a Night Care Officer on a permanent basis, 10 hours per week.

Relief Outdoor Activity Instructor (closing date:09/10/23)

Do you have a genuine passion for the outdoors? Are you fun, enthusiastic, a great communicator and someone that can empower children and young people to participate in activities effectively and safely?

Social Worker (closing date: 10/10/23)

£32,030 - £35,411 per year (newly qualified) £36,298 - £40,478 per annum (qualified). An exciting opportunity has arisen for a temporary Social Worker in the Single Point of Contact Team, Child & Family Services.

Disabilities Involvement Officer (closing date: 10/10/23)

£24,054 - £26,845 per year. Swansea Council aspires to be a leading voice for community members with disabilities of all ages and aims to ensure that they are empowered to inform and shape the services and support they receive, and the work of the organisation as a whole. We are looking for someone to help us continue to make sure the voices and experiences of community members with disabilities are at the heart of everything we do.

Social Worker (closing date: 12/10/23)

£35,411 - £40,478 per year. Foster Wales Swansea is a leading Local Authority fostering service based within Child and Family Services. A vacancy has arisen within the team, and we are looking to appoint a permanent full time Supervising Social Worker to join our thriving service.

Early Help Lead Worker x2 (closing date: 12/10/23)

£27,852 - £31,099 per year. The Early Help Hubs are a non-statutory preventative service that work with children and their families to ensure that they have access to the right support at the right time from the right person regardless of their age and location. A vacancy has arisen on a full-time, temporary basis until 31st March 2025 for an Early Help Lead Worker.

Team Clerical Officer (closing date: 17/10/23)

£22,369 - £23,194 per year pro rata. The opportunity has arisen for us to advertise for a Team Clerical Officer within our Supporting People and Commissioning Service area in Adult Social Services. This is a job share 18.5 hour post and this is a permanent contract. Working days would be Monday, Tuesday and half day Wednesday.

Community Care Assistant x 22 (closing date: 24/10/23)

£24,054 - £26,845 pro rata per year. Our Community Care Assistants provide care and support to help people achieve positive outcomes, live well, regain independence and/or remain independent in their own home and in their community.

Social Worker (closing date: 06/12/23)

Grade 8 (newly qualified) £35,411 per annum. Grade 9 (qualified) £36,298 - £40,478 per annum. In Swansea, we believe our workforce is our greatest asset and we will ensure you have the right support and a positive working environment to deliver outstanding social care to children, young people and families.
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