Social Worker Placement Hub

Location
Bedworth, Warwickshire
Salary
£30,095 - £37,568
Posted
24 Jun 2022
Closes
27 Jul 2022
Job Ref
RA0003770
Contract Type
Permanent
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Full-Time

About Us

 

Our offer to you.

 

This is an exciting time to join the Warwickshire Placement Hub during its initial development and launch.  We are looking for experienced and dedicated staff who enjoy being part of a multi-disciplinary team to ensure the best outcomes for children of Warwickshire. 

 

Warwickshire places children’s needs at the heart of all it does and works hard to ensure their voices are heard.  Warwickshire County Council (WCC) is delighted to be judged as good in all areas for its children’s services according to a recent Ofsted inspection.

 

At Warwickshire County Council (WCC) we work with families restoratively, building strong relationships and connections to help families find long-lasting solutions. “Child Friendly Warwickshire” is using multi-disciplinary teams, restorative and trauma informed practice throughout every strand of its service to children and families.  We support social worker progression and development and have a strong ethos of supporting progression. 

 

'Social workers benefit from a range of training opportunities which support improved practice and link to the practice model. Staff enjoy working for Warwickshire...'  Ofsted 

 

Safeguarding children and young people is 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 wants to do the best job possible, who approaches everything with passion, tenacity, courage and purpose, then we want you to work with us.  The placement of children who are most vulnerable remains our priority and the establishment of the Placement Hub which will comprise of social workers, referral and placement officers and support services will drive this quality even further. 

 

We’re building something very special in Warwickshire.  A community of practice – with diverse thought, skills and experiences.  Working for every child to create a Child Friendly Warwickshire.

 

Our Offer to you  

 

The Role

 

We would welcome social worker’s undertaking their ASYE and they would be supported by the Warwickshire County Council programme for newly qualified social workers.

 

To provide an experienced oversight in the Placement Hub.  You will be expected to work in an agile manner, arranging placement for emergency, short term and longer term placements.

 

You will have a caseload as well as offering a duty perspective.

Work in partnership with colleagues from Children’s social care, Commissioning and accommodation providers across the country.

Deliver training and support to colleagues across services through coaching and mentoring. 

 

If you are an organised, friendly and efficient person who believes that identifying appropriate homes for our children and supporting carers to provide homes is a priority we welcome your application. The role covers Warwickshire and will be based in Bedworth.

 

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.

 

For further details please see the Job Description and Person Specification Level 3

 

Level 2 

 

Additional Information

 

Warwickshire County Council are 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 this role please contact Vicki Barnes on vickibarnes@warwickshire.gov.uk

 

Closing Date :  27th July 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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