Social Care Worker

Location
Saltisford Office Park, Ansell Way, Warwick,CV34 4UL
Salary
£22,658 - £24,964 per annum
Posted
14 Jul 2017
Closes
01 Aug 2017
Job Ref
WARW000003510
Job Type
Social care
Contract Type
Permanent
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Full-Time

SEND Social Care consists of an Operations Manager, Team Managers, Social Workers, Social Care Workers and administrative workers. You would be joining a very strong leadership team who are working together to deliver the Authority’s transformation agenda. We are supporting our staff to deliver services which are able to enhance the life experiences and chances of children and young people with a disability, and their families, and keeping them safe and healthy. As a team we are recognised, both within our own agency and outside, a genuine commitment to getting the best outcomes and seeking excellence as a standard of work.

We are looking for a highly motivated person who will work hard and to high standards to join our team.

The Role

37.0 Hours per Week

You will be required to work with a variety of children, young people and their carers, including people with learning disabilities and Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), physical disabilities and mental health. You will support young people with disabilities in their transition from children’s to adult services. You will be required to undertake outcome focussed tasks, support planning, reviews, risk assessments and reports, crisis intervention/ duty, safeguarding. Focusing on strengths and utilising an assetbased approach, you will enable children to identify outcomes, meet their full potential and maximise their independence.

Key Requirements

Nationally Warwickshire’s social care has a good reputation and we are looking for the right people to join us.

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. Experience for the post are expected in Learning Disabilities, Safeguarding and MultiDisciplinary Team working.

Specific role requirements are detailed in the 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 the hiring manager: Karen Kiernan, Acting Team Manager, tel. no. 01926 413737

Closing Date: 30 July 2017
Interview Date: 8 August 2017

To apply for this vacancy please click on the ‘Apply’ button.

Our method of application is online, you will also be required to upload a supporting statement of how you meet the essential criteria.

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 recruitment@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 and WMJobs account on a regular basis after submitting your application.

Rewards & Benefits of working for Warwickshire

It really is true that every single job role here at Warwickshire County Council contributes to bettering the lives of the people in our County; we want to do this for our employees, too. We are proud of our strong flexible working culture, including the opportunity for flexibility on working hours, technology to support remote working (such as light laptops and phones where the role allows).

Time to recharge is so important; we provide a generous holiday allowance which rises as you remain in employment with us. You get all Bank and public holidays off, plus all staff are given an extra day of holiday over Christmas.

As if that wasn’t enough, you’ll also have access to membership of the Local Government contributory pension scheme, childcare vouchers, a host of enhanced family friendly policies and some of the very best Learning and Development training courses to support your ongoing development.

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

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