Description: About Us & The Role
Do you want to make Warwickshire more child friendly? Our aim is to make our county as safe, stable and full of opportunity as possible for children and young people with access to good health, education and other services.
Now is an exciting time to be a part of our team, the service received a Good Ofsted rating at the beginning of 2022 and we’re building on this by expanding our workforce and investing in sustainable services to make a difference to the lives of children and families.
Bedworth and North Warwickshire Children’s Safeguarding Team arelooking 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.
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.
Find out more about Us and Our Offer to you
This is the difference you make.
If you want to build strong relationships and connections with families, join Warwickshire’s Children and Families service.
Find out why we are good Ofsted
Professional Social Work qualification (MA/BA/BSc in Social Work, Diploma in Social Work or Certificate of Qualification in Social Work (CQSW))
In depth experience in children’s social work and experience of complex cases
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
For further details please see the Job Description and Person Specifications below;
Experienced Social Worker
For further information about the role please contact Mia Turner – firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing Date: 11th October 2023
The Fluency Duty is outlined in the Code of Practice on the English language requirements for public sector workers. The Fluency Duty for this role is Required. You must be able to speak and provide advice in accurate spoken English to the public.
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.
To apply for this vacancy please click on the ‘Apply’ button.Our method of application is online, please note, CV’s should not been submitted unless asked to do so.
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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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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
Salary: Up to *GBP*43,516.00 per annum (dependant on experience)
Package: Full time, Permanent
Contractual hours: 37
Basis: Full time