£41,025 - £46,257 plus excellent benefits and CPD package. Relocation package up to £8k.
You will be actively encouraged to do everything within your capabilities to deliver efficient services to children, families and carers who need our help and support.
We have great multi-agency partnerships to support you in your role to allocate workloads, supervise case loads, and oversee the professional development of our social workers.
Working across a wide range of elements such as operational policy, financial management and recruitment, you will be constantly seeking ways to improve the service and keep every child safe.
As a qualified social worker who is registered with the Health and Care Professions Council, you will have considerable experience of working with children and their families in a statutory social care environment.
Your hands-on know-how will be further supported by amazing communication capabilities and the ability to create and nurture good relationships across organisations. With fantastic leadership skills, you will be excited by the trailblazing way
in which we are improving the service, so we need someone who with great leadership skills to motivate and support our social workers.
We will give you direct influence over the welfare of children, you will need to be confident making decisions on case work and you will need to be passionate about making sure our Social Workers have everything they need to really make a difference.
With new and inspirational leadership in place, we’re changing - to be a better place for social workers to do a better job for children and young people. And, as part of a major investment, it starts with growing our team.
We’re giving social work a bright new future. Lead your team to these changes as we turn our collective ambitions into a fantastic reality.
Join us and bring your ideas and suggestions to drive our challenging journey of improvement, and put Coventry on the map for delivering more positive outcomes.
In short, we will be with you every step of the way, and our generous salary and attractive benefits package reflect that. Join us and become an instrumental part in making our service even better.
Interview date 18th May 2017
You will need to have a recognised professional Social Work qualification (MA/BA/BSc in Social Work, Diploma in Social Work or CQSW) and HCPC registration.
This post is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to this post will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).
This Authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Please note we will communicate any interview arrangements with you via email, so please check your email and WMJobs account on a regular basis after submitting yo
Coventry City Council is clear about its responsibilities in embracing diversity and ensuring we recruit people of a high calibre on the basis of their skills, abilities, and experience. As such we welcome applications from a diverse range of candidates.
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