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Working for Social Services

Neath Port Talbot Social Services benefits from a solid learning and development programme which includes support for induction of new recruits, secondments to social work training, CPEL and one to one mentor support for both new and existing staff.

We offer competitive terms and conditions of employment and a range of work-life balance policies that have wide appeal.

Our extensive package of training and development also includes: Personal Development Plan, supervision, performance appraisal, accredited leadership and management development, practice assessor training, paid practice teaching opportunities, continuous professional development and post-qualifying awards.

There is also a core and specialist training programme which includes: enhanced competency training in analysis and decision-making, being an expert witness in court, working with other agencies, working with parents with particular needs e.g. learning difficulties, mental health, substance misuse, domestic abuse, IT Training and Investors in People accreditation.

We recently reviewed our supervision, review and appraisal arrangements to ensure that the best support is provided to our staff and that there are excellent mechanisms in place for all staff to shape the way in which our services develop.