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Social Workers

Employer
Warwickshire County Council
Location
Warwickshire
Salary
£36,648.00 - £41,418.00 per annum, depending on experience and qualification
Closing date
13 Jun 2024
Reference
RA0006054

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

Job Details

 

Let’s make Warwickshire the best it can be! 

About Us:

 

Social Care and Support 

 

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 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, for further please refer to the recruitment pack link below;

 

Recruitment Pack

 

Social Work Teams - this includes Older People's Service, Learning Disability Team, Hospital Social Care Team, Transitions, Adult Safeguarding, Mental Health Team and the Physical Disability and Sensory Service - we work with older and younger adults who have care and support needs

 

To find out more about working with our Adult Social Care team, please click on the link below;

 

Work in adult social care – Warwickshire County Council

 

Our Offer to You

 

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.

 

Discover More: 

 

Social Worker – Paige 

 

Social Worker – Julia 

 

Social Worker - Michelle

 

Social Worker - Kayleigh

 

For further information please see the Job Description and Person Specification below;

 

Social Worker Level 3

 

Social Worker- Level 4

 

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. 

 

Working for Warwickshire – This is the difference you make 

 

Warwickshire County Council is a place where everyone feels?valued, included, safe, supported,?and?welcome. Our people are at the heart of this vision, could you be one of them!? 

 

At Warwickshire County Council we are committed to ensuring Warwickshire’s economy is vibrant and supported by the right jobs, training, skills and infrastructure.  Our people vision for Warwickshire County Council is a great place to work where diverse and talented people are enabled to be their best.  

 

Your future matters to us, we provide a generous pension scheme which includes an employer contribution rate of typically around 19 percent per month, to help support your financial security during retirement. The scheme also offers a valuable package of benefits for members and their dependants. To find out more please visit: Warwickshire Pension Fund homepage – Warwickshire Pension Fund'   

 

The benefits we offer include agile working, a valuable part of the pay and reward package for employees working in local government, generous annual leave entitlement, plus bank holidays and an additional day at Christmas, and access to Vivup benefits and discounts platform.  

 

Click here to view the benefits at Warwickshire County Council. 

 

Additional Information 

 

Warwickshire County Council are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. Please be advised successful applicants will be subject to a range of pre-engagement checks, including a relevant Disclosure and Barring Service check (DBS). In accordance with the DBS code of practice and our own policy, should an individual have a declared criminal offence an individual assessment will be completed. Warwickshire County Council adheres to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. 

 

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.  

 

For further information about this role please contact Becky Thompson, Service Manager, via +441926742024 or beckythompson@warwickshire.gov.uk

 

Closing date: 13th June 2024
 

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 is committed to equality of opportunity for all employees and is keen to address areas of under representation in its workforce. 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
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Telephone
01926 41 8125
Location
HR Service Centre
Shire Hall
Warwick
Warwickshire
CV34 4RL
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