Reference: RA0005294

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, Children in Care, care proceedings and adoption.

To support Children’s Social Work Practice, to ensure delivery of high-quality assessments and support to children and their families.
To assist Team Leader in the safe, efficient, and effective delivery of services to Children and Families in accordance with Warwickshire Children and Families’ Policies and Procedures.
To manage a caseload of Child In Need, Child Protection, Children In care and Care proceedings (dependant on experience)

This is a 37 hour per week position where 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))
SWE registration
Experience in children’s social work.
Have excellent analytical skills with ability to make well informed decisions
Have the ability to record and produce concise, effective and accuratereports
Have good communication skills with the ability to build relationships, engage with children and families
Our offer to you

Applicants for the role will need a professional Social Work qualification and Social Work England Registration.

Find out more about Warwickshire Children & Families Service

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If you want to build strong relationships and connections with families, join Warwickshire’s Children and Families service.

For further details please see the Job Description and Person Specifications:

Newly Qualified Social Worker

Children and Families Social Worker

Children and Families Senior Social Worker

Advanced Social Worker

Additional Information:

Warwickshire County Council are 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 managers: Katie Ashburn or Helen O’Donoghue on01926 413135 or katieashburn@warwickshire.gov.uk or helenodonoghue@warwickshire.gov.uk

Closing date: 28 September 2023
Interviews: 16 October 2023

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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 contacthrandpayroll@warwickshire.gov.ukand we will make every effort to meet your specific requirements.

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. Seemore.

Region: Nuneaton and Bedworth
Location: Nuneaton
Salary: Up to *GBP*43,516.00 (dependant on experience) per annum
Package: Fulltime, Permanent
Contractual hours: 37
Basis: Full time

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