Social Care Practitioner

Saltisford Office Park, Ansell Way, Warwick,CV34 4UL or Kings House, Bedworth
£22,658 - £24,964
19 Apr 2017
06 May 2017
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Job Type
Social care
Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Working Pattern

An exciting opportunity has arisen for dynamic, committed, passionate and caring Social Care Practitioners to join our Learning Disability Service within Warwickshire. The team is currently based in Warwick and Bedworth and consists of Social Care Practitioners, Social Workers and Occupational Therapists.

The Role

37.0 Hours per Week

Fixed term contract for 12 months.

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. You will need experience of working with people with Learning Disabilities and / or Autism, and be committed to improving the experience and outcomes of adults with Learning Disabilities. You will have the opportunity to provide a first class service to adults with Learning Disabilities, carers and their families by helping develop and utilising local community services.

You will be required to work with a variety of customers, including people with Learning Disabilities and Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) with physical disabilities, mental health; carers and their families and other professionals. You will be required to undertake outcome focussed assessments, support planning and reviews. Focussing 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 Learning Disability Team, using imaginative, creative and innovative ways of meeting the support needs of adults with Learning Disabilities. The roles will give the applicants the freedom to think creatively and design support plans tailored to individual’s support needs and outcomes.

The benefits of working for Warwickshire

  • Full induction
  • Regular supervision
  • Training opportunities
  • Childcare voucher scheme
  • Excellent local government pension scheme
  • Mobile and flexible working
  • Full and part time working hours

Key Requirements

Specific role requirements are detailed in each job description.

Additional Information & How to Apply

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 about the role please contact Becky Thompson, Operations Manager at or 07880 306102 or Susan Huk, Operations Manager at or 07796 190130.

Our method of application is online. If you are unable to apply using the 'Apply for this job' link please contact the Recruitment Centre.

You will be notified of our shortlisting decision via email, so please check your email and WMJobs account on a regular basis after submitting your application.

Telephone:01926 418125

Please note that all applications must be received on an application form. We do not accept CV's and do not keep CV's on file unless part of an application.

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We welcome applications from everyone and value diversity in our workforce.

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