Experienced Social Workers Children and Families

Location
Warwickshire County Wide
Salary
£32,234 - £40,876 (salary dependent on experience).
Posted
09 Nov 2021
Closes
10 Jan 2022
Job Ref
RA0002922
Contract Type
Permanent
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Full-Time

 Are you looking for a position working with a caring dedicated team of professionals?

Are you a qualified social worker looking for a change or a location move?

Here at Warwickshire we are working towards being a Child Friendly Warwickshire, using multi-disciplinary teams, restorative and trauma informed practice.

At Warwickshire County Council (WCC) we work with families restoratively, building strong relationships and connections to help families find long-lasting solutions. 

But don’t just take our word for it – listen to your potential colleagues

Our work with children and families contributes to our wider council aim – to make Warwickshire the best it can be for everyone. It’s a big responsibility that can be challenging at times, but this is what drives our staff to succeed, develop and achieve.

If you’re someone who is prepared to get stuck in, who, like us, wants to do the best job possible, who approaches everything with passion and purpose, then we want you to work with us. 

Throughout 2020 we continued to look to the future:  Covid hasn’t stopped us. It has helped us shape and develop a focus on wellbeing and ensuring our technology, supportive leadership and supervision offer is the backbone to our offer to our workforce all underpinned by restorative and trauma informed practice.

Our pledge to you:

Excellent opportunities for personal development and career progression.

Supportive managers who provide recognition and a robust supervision policy focussed on wellbeing and workload.

A clear and transparent pay structure linked to career progression and professional development.

Access to a credit union, pension scheme and relocation packages. Full reimbursement of SWE fees

Other great benefits include generous annual leave, including bank holiday allowances and an extra day. Car fuel allowances and access to pool cars.

All this and the opportunity to work in Warwickshire with its excellent transport links and beautiful countryside makes for an excellent package.

For further information on working in Warwickshire please click here

The Fluency Duty is outlined in the Code of Practice on the English language requirements for public sector workers. The Fluency Duty for this role is Required. You must be able to speak and provide advice in accurate spoken English to the public.

Our Job Descriptions and Person Specifications can be found on the links below:

Level 3 Senior Practitioner

Level 4 Advanced Practitioner

If you have any questions please email workforus@warwickshire.gov.uk

Additional Information

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.

For further information about the role please contact: workforus@warwickshire.gov.uk 

Closing date: 10th January 2022

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 hrandpayroll@warwickshire.gov.uk 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 hrandpayroll@warwickshire.gov.uk  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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