Social Care Practitioner - Physical Disability and Sensory Service
Nationally Warwickshire’s social care has a good reputation and we are looking for the right people to join us. In Warwickshire we put our people first – our customers, carers and our staff. We value and develop our workforce to ensure staff can provide the best care and protection possible for the people of Warwickshire. The benefits of working for Warwickshire:
• Full induction
• Regular supervision and training opportunities
• Childcare voucher scheme
• Excellent local government pension scheme
• Mobile and flexible working
We are seeking a Social Care Practitioner to join our Physical Disability & Sensory Service Team (PDSS) within Warwickshire on a permanent basis.
Our team operates county wide and has bases in Warwick, North Warwickshire, Rugby and Bedworth and comprises of Social Care Practitioners and Social Workers.
**If you wish to apply for this post, please ensure that your supporting statement is written directly to the headings of the Essential Criteria in the Person Specification with clear examples of how you meet each point**
You will be an enthusiastic and dedicated person, preferably experienced within Adult Social Care. You will be required to work with a variety of customers, including people with physical disabilities, sensory requirements, carers and their families and other professionals.
You will be required to undertake outcome focused assessments, support planning and reviews. Duty work will also be undertaken within the role. Focusing on strengths and utilising an asset based approach, you will enable customers to identify outcomes, meet their full potential and maximise their independence.
As a strong team player, you will be required to contribute to the development and promotion of the PDSS Team, using imaginative, creative and innovative ways of meeting the support needs of our customers.
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.
You must provide evidence via the NHS App that you are double vaccinated against COVID-19 to be suitable for this role.
For further information about the role please contact Team Leader: Michelle Jarvis at firstname.lastname@example.org or 07721236635.
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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.
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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.