Social Worker - Children & Families

Employer
Warwickshire County Council
Location
Warwickshire
Salary
Up to £45,441.00(dependant on experience) per annum
Closing date
26 Feb 2024
Reference
RA0005621

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Sector
Local Councils
Job Type
Social work; Children - Qualified
Contract Type
Permanent
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Full-Time

Job Details

 

Social Workers – Children & Families

 

Warwickshire places children’s needs at the heart of all it does and works hard to ensure their voices are heard.

 

We are always looking for the right social workers so please use this advert to make a general application for a position in one of our teams around the County. We can shortlist and then potentially offer interviews at any time.

 

Join us on our journey to make Warwickshire Child Friendly. We work with our children and their families using restorative practice based tools.

 

Despite receiving a Good Ofsted rating at the beginning of 2022 we continue to adapt, develop and change to meet the ever changing social care needs and legislation.

 

Find out why we are good Ofsted

 

We know social work is challenging at times, but you’ll be given the support an encouragement to manage this. We want our workforce and the young people we look after to thrive, be the best they can be and most important, to be happy.

 

If you’re someone who is prepared to get stuck in, who, like us, wants to do the best job possible, who approaches everything with passion and purpose, then join us here in Warwickshire

Work with us in Children & Families

 

If you want to build strong relationships and connections with families, join Warwickshire’s Children and Families service. Find out more about Us and Our Offer to you

 

Our Offer To You:

 

  • Excellent opportunities for personal development and career progression.
  • Supportive managers who provide recognition and a robust supervision policy focussed on wellbeing and workload.
  • A clear and transparent pay structure linked to career progression and professional development.
  • Access to a credit union, pension scheme and relocation packages. Full reimbursement of Social Work England annual fee.
  • A Volunteering & Wellbeing Day additional to generous annual leave
  • All this and the opportunity to work in Warwickshire with its excellent transport links and beautiful countryside makes for an excellent package. We offer a great relocation package and Refer a Friend package if you're talking about a return to us with an ex colleague/friend.
  • Our Social Work Career pathway

 

For further information on working in Warwickshire please click here Download our Why work for Us Brochure

 

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. Read more in our Agile Working leaflet

 

Our Job Descriptions and Person Specifications can be found on the links below:

 

ASYE/Newly Qualified Social Worker

Social Worker

Senior Social Worker

Advanced Practitioner

 

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 appropriate DBS disclosure.

 

If you have any questions please email workforus@warwickshire.gov.uk

 

Closing Date: 28th February 2024

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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Company

As a local authority we take on a wide range of roles, whether we are providing specialist care and support to the most vulnerable in our communities, or championing Warwickshire as a choice for business through our work to promote economic growth and innovation.

Warwickshire is famous the world over as Shakespeare’s county— but that’s only half the story.  We’re also vibrant and modern. One of the fastest growing commercial regions in the UK, we’re home to many leading companies and developing exciting opportunities for everyone who lives and works here. 

WCC

We pride ourselves on being an innovative employer that like to encourage new ways of working. Likewise, our ability to make decisions quickly is as important to us as it is to our customers.

We work actively with partner organisations to deliver our core services:

  • Schools and Learning
  • Social Care and Health
  • Community Safety
  • Environment and Planning
  • Leisure and Tourism
  • Roads and Travel

Accreditations

Company info
Website
Telephone
01926 41 8125
Location
HR Service Centre
Shire Hall
Warwick
Warwickshire
CV34 4RL
United Kingdom

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