Senior Social Worker

Holly Walk House, 56-58 Holly Walk, Leamington Spa, CV32 4JE
£34,538 - £38,236 per annum
01 Mar 2018
20 Mar 2018
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South Warwickshire Assessment and Intervention Team are looking for an experienced senior social worker to cover a recently vacant post.

We are a stable and high performing assessment team covering referrals for the South of the County. We are looking for a senior social worker who strives towards consistently good practice, with a genuine commitment to getting the best outcomes for children and families.

We welcome creative, solution focused colleagues and will in turn support you to be the best that you can be.

The Role

37.0 Hours per Week

Senior social work role within a duty and assessment setting. You will be required to complete high quality single assessments, attend initial child protection case conferences, chair CIN meetings, manage complex cases, be on duty, respond to escalating issues and risk, support less experienced social workers and support the team manager. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a stable and high performing team.

Key Requirements

  • Professional Social Work qualification (MA/B A/BSc in Social Work, Diploma in Social Work or Certificate of Qualification in Social Work (CQSW))
  • HCPC registration
  • Experience in child ren's social work at senior social worker level, including experience of duty and assessment, court work, child protection, looked after children and child in need work. 

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: Vicky Woodfield on (01926) 413827 or email:

Closing Date: 18 March 2018

Interview Date: 5 April 2018

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.

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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.

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