Let’s make Warwickshire the best it can be!
At Warwickshire County Council (WCC) we work within our communities to build strong relationships and connections. Helping maintain independence, focusing on prevention using strength-based community led support approaches to maximise positive outcomes.
Our work contributes to our wider County 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 wants to do the best job possible, who approaches everything with passion, tenacity, courage and purpose, then we want you to work with us.
About The Roles:
In Warwickshire, working with people is our passion, we always 'start with strengths' with our residents and our people. Our Social Care and Support Service is committed to maximising strengths, to enable adults to achieve their desired outcomes, thereby meeting their needs and improving or maintaining their wellbeing. We are looking for someone who shares our passion and is committed, enthusiastic, dedicated and passionate about improving outcomes for adults in Warwickshire.
We're seeking newly qualified and experienced Social Workers to join our expanding Social Care and Support Service. Salary scale will be based on experience, skill and qualification.
The Social Care and Support service encompasses a wide range of teams and employment opportunities:
- Social Work Teams - this includes Older People's Service, Learning Disability Team, Hospital Social Care Team, Transitions, Mental Health Team and the Physical Disability and Sensory Service - we work with older and younger adults who have care and support needs.
We offer staff discounts and benefits, an Employee Assistance Programme offering an unlimited access to support and information, coaching and counselling, agile working, flexible base, generous holiday allowance, manageable caseloads and good quality supervision. We are committed to ensuring 'Warwickshire is the best it can be' for this reason we offer Continuous Professional Development opportunities delivered by our Service Development and Assurance Team, delivered training, the Assessed and Supported Year in Employment (ASYE) for graduates, Social Work Apprenticeships for Social Care Practitioners and Chartered Management Institute (CMI) apprenticeships for those considering management.
A flavour of what it is like to work in one of the teams within Social Care & Support:
On receipt of your CV the lead manager will contact you to discuss the area of Social Care you are interested in and which your preferred location is.
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.
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.
For further information about this role please contact Becky Thompson, Service Manager, via +441926742024 or email@example.com
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Our method of application is online, please note, CV’s should not been submitted unless asked to do so.
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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 email@example.com 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.