About Us and The Role
Nationally Warwickshire’s social care has a good reputation and we are looking for the right people to join us. In Warwickshire we put our people first – our customers, carers and our staff. We value and develop our workforce to ensure staff can provide the best care and protection possible for the people of Warwickshire.
We are seeking an enthusiastic and committed Social Worker to join our Learning Disability Service within Warwickshire. We are a Countywide team. The team consists of Social Care Practitioners, Social Workers and Occupational Therapists and Occupational Therapy Assistant.
Whilst we are currently working from home, the team has a base in Warwick and Bedworth.
You will be flexible, innovative and have an up to date knowledge and experience of legislation and policies in the social care arena. You will have knowledge of working with a wide range of people, including people with Learning Disabilities and Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) with physical disabilities, mental health; carers and their families and other.
You will apply a strengths based approach to assessment and support planning. You will support customers to meet their assessed outcomes and maximise their independence by utilising community resources and universal services.
You will be committed to the promotion of best practice and quality interventions with our customers, carers, partners and stakeholders. As a strong team player, you will be required to contribute to the development and promotion of the Learning Disability Service.
This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
These posts are subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.
For further information about the role please contact Julie Milne/Team Leader
Juliemilne@warwickshire.gov.uk 07879 117416
Closing Date: 25th July 2021
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Warwickshire County Council (WCC) is committed to equality of opportunity for all employees and is keen to address areas of under representation in its workforce, this is because we really understand the importance of different voices, experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds within our workforce. Therefore, we strongly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups. WCC has a number of staff network groups which provide peer support and safe spaces for employees who hold these and other identities. See more.