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Project Worker - Different Futures

Employer
Warwickshire County Council
Location
Nuneaton
Salary
£28,770.00 - £31,364.00 per annum
Closing date
13 Jun 2024
Reference
RA0006033

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Sector
Local Councils
Job Type
Social care
Contract Type
Permanent
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Full-Time

Job Details

 

About the Team and The Role:

 

We are seeking an enthusiastic, hardworking Project Worker to join our stable, passionate and supportive Team of four.  We work Countywide with parents who have had a child/children removed from their care on a permanent basis, with the aim to support them to make the required changes in their lives, to reduce the risk of further removals and consider future children, if that is their desired goal.  Click here to download our Why work for Us Brochure

 

Now is an exciting time to be a part of our team as Warwickshire has been chosen as one of the seven areas to deliver the Families First for Children Pathfinder Programme.  Join us to help shape and influence the future of children's social care together.
 

If you want to build strong relationships and connections with families, join Warwickshire’s Children and Families service. Click here to find out more about Warwickshire County Council’s Children and Families Service.

 

 

Key Requirements:

 

We require someone who has the ability to really listen and the patience and stickability to engage what can be a very difficult and challenging client group.  It is vital that you are able to work closely and collaboratively with partner agencies and colleagues in order to achieve the best outcomes for those we work with.  Given that we are a small Team it is important to be self-motivated and able to work on your own initiative and have the persistent determination required to advocate positively on behalf of those we work with. Read more in our Agile Working leaflet

 

Whilst we are predominantly looking for a Project Worker for the North of the County, it is also very likely that you could be asked to work with clients anywhere within Warwickshire.

 

For further information please see the Job Description and Person Specification.

 

 

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.

 

To discuss the role please contact Claire Cooke, clairecooke@warwickshire.gov.uk

 

Closing Date: 13th June 2024
Interview Date: w/c 24th 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

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Telephone
01926 41 8125
Location
HR Service Centre
Shire Hall
Warwick
Warwickshire
CV34 4RL
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