Social Care Worker

Location
Warwickshire County Wide
Salary
£24,491 - £27,041
Posted
07 Apr 2021
Closes
26 Apr 2021
Job Ref
RA0002142
Job Type
Social care
Contract Type
Permanent
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Full-Time

About Us

At Warwickshire County Council (WCC) we work with Older People and their families / carers building strong relationships and connections to help citizens find long-lasting solutions.  Our work contributes to our wider County Council aim – to make Warwickshire the best it can be for everyone.  It’s a big responsibility that can be challenging at times, but this is what drives our staff to succeed, develop and achieve.

If you’re someone who wants to do the best job possible, who approaches everything with passion, positivity, tenacity, courage, and purpose, then we want you to work with us. 

Throughout 2020 / 21 we continue to look to the future and build on our personalisation agenda in the service.... Covid hasn’t stopped us! 

It has helped us shape and develop a focus on wellbeing, utilising technology, opening opportunities for career development and renewed our focus on reflective and supportive leadership.  These are the backbone to our offer to our workforce.   

WCC invested in Microsoft technology in 2019 which has enabled our workforce to seamlessly transition to homeworking.  We have a whole council commitment to agile working and employee wellbeing.  We nurture, support, and challenge each other to achieve the best outcomes for all our citizens.

We provide safe and manageable caseloads and have provided substantial additional capacity to support teams with Covid pressures.  

The Role

We are seeking creative, innovative, and dynamic practitioners, who have good organisation skills and excellent communication skills both written and verbal. You will need the confidence to develop new ideas and approaches and an ability to form close working relationships with colleagues and other agencies.

  

You will have regular supervision and support within the team and the opportunity to develop close working relationships with other colleagues within the council and wider organisations.

We are looking for experienced and enthusiastic registered Social Workers and unregistered social care practitioners to join our Older People teams and Quality in Care Team, to improve efficiency in the delivery of our service across the county.  Your base can be negotiated following the appointment of the successful candidates, at the moment most of our staff are working from home in line with government guidance. If you have a strong desire to expand your learning, our positions offer a great opportunity to learn, develop and progress. We look forward to receiving your application. 

 

For further information please see the Job Description and Person Specification.

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 more information about the role please contact:  

Sarah Blakely, Team Leader on 01926413948 / sarahblakely@warwickshire.gov.uk

 

Tracey Archer, Lead Practitioner Safeguarding Adults on 01926 742626 / traceyarcher@warwickshire.gov.uk   

Closing Date: 26th April 2021

To apply for this vacancy please click on the 'Apply' button.
 
Our method of application is online, please note, CV’s should not be 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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