Social Care Practitioner

Location
Kings House, Kings Street, Bedworth, CV12 8LL
Salary
£22,658 - £24,964 Per Annum
Posted
07 Sep 2017
Closes
20 Sep 2017
Job Ref
WARW000003661
Job Type
Social care
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Full-Time

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.

The benefits of working for Warwickshire
• Full induction
• Regular super vision and training opportunities
• Childcare voucher scheme
• Excellent local government pension scheme
• Mobile and flexible working

The Role

37.0 Hours per Week

We are seeking an enthusiastic and committed Social Care Practitioner to join our Physical Disability & Sensory Service within Warwickshire. The team is currently based in Warwick and Bedworth and comprises of Social Care Practitioners and Social Workers. 

Key Requirements

You will be an enthusiastic and dedicated person, preferably experienced within Adult Social Care. You will be required to work with a variety of customers, including people with physical disabilities, sensory requirements, carers and their families and other professionals. You will be required to undertake outcome focussed assessments, support planning and reviews. Duty work will also be undertaken within the role.

Focussing on strengths and utilising an asset based approach, you will enable customers to identify outcomes, meet their full potential and maximise their independence. As a strong team player, you will be required to contribute to the development and promotion of the PDSS Team, using imaginative, creative and innovative ways of meeting the support needs of our customers. 

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 please see the attached Job Description & Person Specification.

Additional Information & How to Apply

For further information about the role please contact the hiring manager: 

Lisa Burbidge:
Tel: 07776 225631
Email: lisaburbidge@warwickshire.gov.uk

Closing Date: 18 September 2017

Interview Date: 27 September 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.

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

Supporting documents
Job Description and Person Specification