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Social Worker- Level 3 ( Senior Practitioner)

Employer
Warwickshire County Council
Location
Warwickshire
Salary
£36,648.00- £39,186.00 per annum
Closing date
8 Jul 2024
Reference
RA0006099

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

Job Details

 

About the Team/Role

 

Do you fancy trying a new approach to working with adults within a hospital acute setting?

 

The Hospital Social Care team is currently pioneering a new approach to front-line work, which focuses on customer strengths and promoting the use of universal services.

 

We have three hospital sites across Warwickshire County Council.

 

We are dedicated and supportive teams. We aim to respond quickly and efficiently by offering strengths-based assessments & providing support to customers and their carers within a fast-paced environment.

 

The teams have a mixture of staff skill sets and roles that include:


Social Workers
Social Care Workers
Admin
Age UK social prescribers

Trusted Assessors

 

Key Requirements

 

  • Full clean Driver’s Licence

 

  • Social Work Qualification which includes Diploma/Degree/Masters

 

  • Social Work England Registration

 

  • Be able to work 5 days over 7 days, to support a streamline service and support timely discharges. The hospital teams currently work one weekend in a Month (4 weekly Rota).

 

         Candidates should be prepared to work weekends.

 

  • To work closely with the Multidisciplinary Health & Social Care team

 

  • To participate fully in the duties of the team, including team meetings and other meetings determined by the Team Leader and/or Operations Manager.

 

  • You will have a dynamic approach and will embrace our new way of working (Strength based Approach). 

 

  • You will be used to making difficult decisions and can work to tight deadlines.  

 

  • You'll also have adult social care experience and good Information Technology (IT) skills.

 

  • Hospital Social Care Experience will be desirable- practitioners should be willing to learn within a fast-paced environment.

 

  • In Warwickshire, we use the Mosaic IT System.

 

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

 

Social Worker- Level 3

 

If you join us we have further training which we provide which also includes Progression Pathway to Senior Level 4 for our Level 3 Social Workers.

 

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%, 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.

 

To discuss the role please contact Team Manager, Tippy Khumalo 07717851185 OR Email - tippykhumalo@warwickshire.gov.uk

 

Closing date:  8th July 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
Website
Telephone
01926 41 8125
Location
HR Service Centre
Shire Hall
Warwick
Warwickshire
CV34 4RL
GB

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