Forest Locality Team
What the Forest Team say about working in Adult Social Care:
We work with younger and older adults of all abilities and needs.
We have moved to a new way of working and have been piloting a new approach based on the 3 Conversation Approach.
Our team is currently split into four hubs which all have a lead Social Worker or Social Care Assessor and around 6 other workers in each hub. These smaller teams allow for better opportunities for reflective working and peer supervision.
We also work a team across two community hospitals (one in Cinderford and one in Lydney) and we have a worker from the team work from each hospital.
Puzzlewood, Coleford Symonds Yat, Wye Valley
The Forest of Dean is situated in the western part of the County of Gloucestershire on the border of Monmouthshire and South Wales.
The area is a large area of mixed woodlands and forms a triangular plateau surrounded by the River Wye to the west and the north west, Herefordshire to the north, the River Severn to the south and the city of Gloucester to the east.
This is a beautiful part of the country and is part of the pleasure of working for the Forest Locality. We are a friendly, welcoming team who mainly live local to the area.
Our office is based in Cinderford, we are a little difficult to find as we are based in a residential area but once you have found us, free parking is available on site! The office is within walking distance of the main town centre which has a few shops, cafe's and a bank.
Public transport is a little infrequent in this part of the county so it is best if you can drive or have the ability to travel throughout the Forest of Dean. Lydney railway services the Forest and links to Cheltenham, Gloucester, Chepstow, Newport, Cardiff and South Wales.