Social Worker Initial Response

Warwickshire County Wide
£29,577 - £40,876 (dependent on experience).
08 Apr 2021
25 Apr 2021
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About Us


Here at Warwickshire County Council we put children and families at the heart of everything we do. We aim to ensure that Warwickshire’s children, young people, parents and carers receive the right help at the right time. We are passionate about supporting communities and families to build on their strengths and relationships and find their own solutions.

We are doing great work here at Warwickshire County Council and we need great people to join us to continue to improve the lives of local children and their families.

Are you an experienced and passionate social worker, looking for career progression?

Do you value family and are you willing to go the extra mile to make a real difference?

If so, you could be the person we are looking for to join our innovative and supportive team.

In return we offer our pledge to you:

  1. Excellent opportunities for personal development and career progression.
  2. Supportive managers who provide recognition and a robust supervision policy focused on wellbeing and workload.
  3. A clear and transparent pay structure linked to career progression and professional development.
  4. Access to a credit union, pension scheme and relocation packages.
  5. Other great benefits include generous annual leave, including bank holiday allowances and an extra day. Car fuel allowances and access to pool cars.

All this and the opportunity to work in Warwickshire with its excellent transport links and beautiful countryside makes for an excellent package.

The Role

You will be required to complete high quality single assessments, attend initial child protection case conferences, CIN meetings, manage cases, be part of the duty system and respond to escalating issues and risk. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a stable and high performing team.

Location: Countywide


Job Description and Person Specification ASYE / Level 2

Job Description and Person Specification - Advanced Practitioner

Job Description and Person Specification - Senior Practitioner


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 this role please contact Vicky Woodfield tel: (01926) 413847 email:

Closing date:  25th April 2021

As part of being a Disability Confident employer we guarantee to interview anyone with a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post. By ‘minimum criteria’ we mean that you must provide us with evidence in your application form which demonstrates that you generally meet the level of competence required for each competence, as well as meeting any of 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  and we will make every effort to meet your specific requirements.

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.

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