Social Care Practitioner

Location
Warwickshire County Wide
Salary
£24,920.00 - £27,514.00
Posted
05 Aug 2022
Closes
01 Sep 2022
Job Ref
RA0003951
Job Type
Social care
Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Full-Time

About Us:

 

Adult Social Care

 

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.

 

 

We are seeking a Full Time, Social Care Practitioner to join our Physical Disability & Sensory Service Team (PDSS) within Warwickshire, on a temporary contract until 31/03/2023This could be considered for a secondment opportunity, with Manager’s agreement prior to an application being submitted.

 

 

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**

 

 

 

Key Requirements

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. Office cover 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. 

 

 

 

Our Offer To You

 

 

 

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 please see the Job Description & Person Specification by clicking link here.

 

 

 

 

Additional Information

 

 

For further information about the role please contact Team Leader: Steph Rowe at stephrowe@warwickshire.gov.uk or 07584 218338.

 

 

Closing Date: 1st September 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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