Lead Practitioner

Kings House, Kings Street, Bedworth, CV12 8LL
£39,002 - £40,858
08 Nov 2018
27 Nov 2018
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Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern

An opportunity has arisen for an experienced social work practitioner / manager to be part of the front-line operational management of adult safeguarding work in Warwickshire.

The Role

37.0 Hours per Week

You will be part of the countywide Adult Safeguarding service, working within the countywide adult safeguarding duty/intake processes and within the Warwickshire Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH). You will have supervisory responsibilities for social workers within the team and support adult safeguarding work within the North & East Warwickshire Older People Team. Working closely with internal colleagues and partner agencies, you will be instrumental in delivering quality outcomes to adults who may be at risk of experiencing abuse or neglect.

The role is primarily operationally focused, but offers opportunities to take delegated responsibility for strategic and partnership work which may involve development work, working across agencies, and contributing to projects.

If you are an experienced social worker or social work manager with the interest, ability and skills to lead adult safeguarding work at the front-line, we want to hear from you.

Key Requirements

Applicants should have experience of working with adults with care and support needs, and have the appropriate skills to manage and oversee Adult Safeguarding casework. A professional Social Work Qualification and current registration with the HCPC is required.


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: Edward Williams - 01926 742598  / edwardwilliams@warwickshire.gov.uk

Closing Date: 25th November 2018

Interview Date: TBC

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

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