Social Work Team Leader Older People Service

Warwickshire County Wide
£40,876 - £42,821 (pro-rata)
11 Oct 2021
20 Oct 2021
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About Us and the Role


We are looking for 2 part - time (18.5hr) per week Team Leaders that are particularly innovative, enthusiastic, and forward-thinking individuals.

Supporting our Older People’s Service efficiency, we have added these posts to our management team.

We would like you to challenge us and our approach to ensure that we all start with strengths, as well as supporting an atmosphere of collaboration and partnership that gets things done!

Initially the teams that will host the new team leaders are Stratford Older People

Team (SOP) and Warwick Older People’s Team (WOP)

Older Peoples Services have been at the forefront of the development of our social care approach in Warwickshire and we want to continue to develop, and the Team Leader role is pivotal in supporting with those aspects. Through your leadership you will optimise the potential of team members, help support their development, and promote team identities, wellbeing and great practice in a potentially difficult and challenging working climate.

We are a supportive and listening management team, ready to act on their ideas and trusting your reasoned approach. We want you and your team to feel valued and enjoy the role.

We are looking for;

  • A practitioner that is a Level three Social worker who has had experience of Team Leader work through secondment or project work
  • A current Team Leader, Lead Practitioner or Team Manager who would like to change direction and is up for a new challenge

For the full Job Description and Person Specification please click the link here.


This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure. 


Additional Information

For further information about the role please contact Sera Bailey, email address


Closing Date: Wednesday, 20th October 2021 


Interview Date:  Week commencing 8th November 2021

To apply for this vacancy please click on the 'Apply' button.
Our method of application is online, please note, CV’s should not been submitted unless asked to do so. 

If you are unable to apply using the 'Apply' button please contact the Recruitment Centre on including your contact details and any relevant screenshots.

You will be notified of our shortlisting decision via email, so please check your email on a regular basis after submitting your application.   

As part of being a Disability Confident employer we guarantee to interview anyone with a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post. By ‘minimum criteria’ we mean that you must provide us with evidence in your application form which demonstrates that you generally meet the level of competence required for each competence, as well as meeting any of the qualifications, skills or experience defined as essential in the person specification.   

Should you require application forms in an alternative format / language or any adjustments to be made throughout the application process or upon appointment, please contact  and we will make every effort to meet your specific requirements.  


Warwickshire County Council (WCC) is committed to equality of opportunity for all employees and is keen to address areas of under representation in its workforce, this is because we really understand the importance of different voices, experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds within our workforce. Therefore, we strongly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups. WCC has a number of staff network groups which provide peer support and safe spaces for employees who hold these and other identities. See more.

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