Social Worker

Location
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Salary
£29,577 - £40,876
Posted
21 Aug 2020
Closes
20 Sep 2020
Job Ref
RA0001455
Contract Type
Permanent
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Full-Time

Nuneaton Children's Team are looking for enthusiastic and motivated social workers to join our team. We are a case management/long-term team where social workers have caseloads of Child In Need, Child Protection, Looked After Children, care proceedings and adoption.

The Role
You will be joining a busy and fast paced team but one with a very supportive and cohesive team culture where the ethos is on child focused work aimed at improving outcomes and enhancing life experiences for children and young people. We adopt a positive, can do and problem solving approach to our work based on the restorative practice model; we set ourselves high standards and are always keen to improve upon our best.

We have a strong, motivated and supportive management group who work hard and to high standards; We have a clear career pathway and a commitment to on-going learning and training and to supporting all staff to develop and to be the best that they can be.

Key Requirements

  • Professional Social Work qualification (MA/BA/BSc in Social Work, Diploma in Social Work or Certificate of Qualification in Social Work (CQSW))
  • HCPC registration
  • In depth experience in children's social work and experience of complex cases
  • Have excellent analytical skills with ability to make well informed decisions
  • Have the ability to record and produce concise, effective and accurate reports
  • Have good communication skills with the ability to build relationships, engage with children and families

 

Additional Information:

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 about the role please contact the hiring manager:  Katie Heaton on 01926 413135

For further details please see Job Description and Person Specifications:

Level 2 Social Worker

Level 3 Social Worker

Level 4 Social Worker  

 Closing date: 20th September 2020

To apply for this vacancy please click on the 'Apply' button.
 
Our method of application is online, 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 hrandpayroll@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 on a regular basis after submitting your application.

As part of being a Disability Confident employer we guarantee to interview anyone with a disability whose application demonstrates that they meet the criteria for the post. This means the qualifications, skills or experience defined as essential in the person specification.

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 staff. Would particularly welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons from the BAME community, people with a disability and people from the LGBT+ Community.

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