Are you passionate about supporting children and families?
You could be the person we are looking for to join our innovative, supportive and high performing team
At Warwickshire County Council, our vision is to make Warwickshire the best it can be for everyone and as part of this, we want to make sure that individuals are supported to be safe, healthy and independent.
We put children and families at the heart of everything we do. We work restoratively with families to ensure that they get the right help at the right time and we support them to build on their strengths and relationships to find their own solutions.
We know we have to continuously improve to make our vision and aims a reality and it’s our teams of dedicated people who will make this happen.
To achieve this, we know that Warwickshire County Council must also be a great place to work – a place where diverse and talented people are enabled to be the best they can be.
We are currently strengthening our services to children, young people and families.
We learn from and adopt new and innovative best practice from across the country to help us improve outcomes for children and young people and are investing in our workforce and introducing new and exciting initiatives so that you can practice social work in the best possible way.
Here at Warwickshire County Council we are doing great work and we need great people to join us to continue to improve the lives of local children and their families.
In return we offer our pledge to you:
- Excellent opportunities for personal development and career progression supported by a clear and transparent pay structure
- High quality technology to enable flexible & remote working and work base locations across the County stringently overseen to provide Covid-secure workplaces, including PPE as required.
- Supportive managers who provide recognition and provide the support and challenge that you need to improve outcomes for families. We are committed to you and your wellbeing, ensuring that you have a safe and manageable workload.
- Wellbeing services including a dedicated free counselling & support service, a Wellbeing Day and a rolling programme of health & wellbeing initiatives
- Other great benefits include access to a relocation package if applicable, generous annual leave, staff discount portal. Car fuel allowances and access to pool cars.
All this and the opportunity to work in Warwickshire with its excellent transport links, beautiful countryside with diverse communities and affordable housing - it all makes for an excellent package.
To learn about our roles please see the Job Descriptions and Person Specifications below:
Closing date: 8th February 2021
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.
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Warwickshire County Council is committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and is keen to address areas of under representation in its workforce and would particularly welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons from the BAME community, disabled people and people from the LGBT+ Community.