Social Worker - Level 3
See their independence and your career grow.
A special opportunity to work with people aged 14 to 25 in our unique Disability Transitions Team in Warwickshire.
Warwickshire is famous the world over as Shakespeare’s county - but that’s only half the story. We’re also vibrant, modern and passionate about providing specialist care and support to the most vulnerable in our communities.
Nationally, Warwickshire’s social care has a good reputation and we are looking for the right people to join us.
Could you be the one that makes a difference at an important stage of a young person’s life?
We are seeking energetic and committed, experienced Social Workers to help young people with disabilities make the transition to greater independence and opportunities as they grow older.
37.0 Hours per Week
You’ll work closely with schools, communities and our education and health partners. We’ll attach you to one of our schools or colleges so you can get to know all the pupils, the local area, community resources and services, so you can develop friendship networks and use pooled resources to help young people achieve their full potential.
In return, you’ll receive:
Flexible working - The team is currently based in the heart of historic Warwick, but we have bases countywide and promote mobile and flexible working. Full and part time hours are available.
Full induction and training – You’ll be part of our expanding team, unique to Warwickshire, and will help develop our service, with the opportunity for training to grow your career. We will support you to develop a specialism in relation to the Transition work – for example you could undertake AMHP training.
Supervision and support – You’ll receive regular supervision and be supported by professionals from other teams.
In addition, you’ll have access to:
- Childcare voucher scheme
- Excellent local government pension scheme
Social work candidates will have at least 3 years post-qualifying experience in working with people with learning and / or physical disabilities, alongside experience of managing safeguarding and undertaking multi-disciplinary team working, including assessment and review under the Care Act 2014. If you do not meet these criteria but are interested, please still contact us, as your other related experience may qualify.
You will be working with a variety of young people, including those with learning disabilities and autism, and / or physical disabilities, their carers and their families.
Find out more:
Visit www.warwickshire.gov.uk/letsgrowtogether to find out more about our job roles, rewards and benefits, and Warwickshire County Council.
Additional Information & How to Apply
Although the team is mostly based at Saltisford Office Park in Warwick, we have offices across the county to facilitate mobile working, and there is the option to be based at King's House in Bedworth.
For further information about the role please contact the hiring manager: Susan Huk, Operations Manager on 07796 190130 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing Date: 26th November 2018
Interview Date: 13th December 2018
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