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Social care 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 care 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.


If you want to know more about fostering in Swansea talk to us - we're Foster Wales Swansea.

Community Care Assistant (closing date: 16/12/22)

Have you ever wondered about a career in Social Care? Not sure if it's for you? Are you caring and compassionate, patient and kind, honest and discreet, resilient, and reliable? Are you looking for career development in a rewarding role, where you will feel valued and can make a difference to the lives of vulnerable people within our community? You could be one of our best care workers.

Access and Information Assistant (closing date: 05/12/22)

£24,054 - £26,845 per annum. An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Common Access Point for 1 x full time (37hrs) permanent Access and Information Assistant.

Social Worker (closing date:07/12/22)

£32,020 - £40,478 per annum. We are recruiting for several Social Workers to join our community long term team, our goal is to empower and promote independence to individuals, building on their strength and meaningful personal outcomes.

Social Worker (closing date: 07/12/22)

£35,411 per annum Newly Qualified, £36,298 - £40,478 per annum Qualified. We currently have a full time, permanent vacancies for a Social Workers within Foster Wales Swansea - Family and Friends Team, Child & Family Services.

Peripatetic Manager (closing date: 13/12/22)

£46,549 - £50,626 per annum. An exciting opportunity has arisen for a new Peripatetic Manager (Grade 11) within Child & Family Services.

Social Worker (closing date: 10/02/23)

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. We recognise that social workers undertake a challenging but rewarding role and value the resilience they show by overcoming challenges every day. Social Workers in our Supported Care Planning Teams will be responsible for managing risk and care planning for our children subject to child in need of care and support plans, child protection plans and the Public Law Outline dependant on individual experience.

Relief Kitchen Assistant (closing date: 31/03/23)

From £10.98 per hour. The Resource Support Team (RST) are recruiting for a number of Relief Kitchen Assistants to work across adult services in various residential homes across Swansea.

Relief Domestic (closing date: 31/03/23)

From £10.79 per hour. The Resource Support Team (RST) are recruiting for Relief Domestic Staff to work across Adult Services in various residential homes.

Relief Night Care Assistant/Domestic (closing date: 31/03/23)

£22,369 - £23,194 per annum (pro rata). You will be required to support adults with a learning disability, mental health need or an older person based on their individual needs in a variety of settings such as residential, day services & transport.

Relief Flexible Residential Care Officer (closing date: 31/03/23)

Pay from £12.47 per hour. The Resource Support Team (RST) are recruiting for Relief Flexible Residential Care Officers to work across Adult Services in various residential homes.

Social Care Personal Assistant

From £10.50 per hour. A variety of Social Care Personal Assistant positions are available throughout the Swansea area to support individuals of all ages (children and adults), backgrounds and abilities.

Section 12 Doctors

Swansea Council is looking for Section 12 doctors to complete assessments for the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards Team. You would be working on a self-employed basis and we will pay you a per assessment fee of £180 to complete the Form 3a and 4. We do not pay mileage.
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