Salary: £43478 – £50573 – including £3000 retention payment (payable on completing 12 months service)

Shift hours: 37

Are you a dedicated and passionate Social Worker with a drive to make a lasting impact on the lives of children, young people, and families?

We are on the lookout for exceptional Advanced Social Workers (Advanced Practitioners) who share our commitment to providing the best possible support to our Children, Young People and Families. 

As an Advanced Social Worker, you will take on a portfolio of intricate cases. Armed with your extensive social work knowledge and an unwavering focus on the welfare of children, you’ll navigate complex situations to secure optimal outcomes for our most vulnerable youngsters.

Your expertise will shine as you guide and support colleagues in their professional growth, playing a pivotal role in elevating best practices across our team.

This post is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to this post will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).


If you hold a recognised professional Social Work qualification (MA/BA/BSc in Social Work, Diploma in Social Work, or CQSW) and are registered with Social Work England, we want to hear from you.

Your hands-on experience in working with looked after children, child protection, court proceedings, and timely assessments will be your foundation for success in this role.

This is more than just a job – it’s an opportunity to be part of a team that is dedicated to enhancing the lives of our community’s most vulnerable members. If you’re ready to take on challenges, share your expertise, and champion positive change, apply now to become an integral part of our passionate team of Advanced Social Workers.

As a Council we recognise that our workforce is not representative of the communities that we serve, particularly at senior leadership level; therefore we welcome applications from candidates who are from minority ethnic backgrounds, have a disability or who identify as being from the LGBTQ+ community.

For full details on the application process please read the attached document on our jobs page labelled ‘Coventry City Council Application Process’

If you’d like to learn more about being a Social Worker here at Coventry City Council, please join us for an Open Evening at the Council House on Thursday 28th September from 4pm – 7pm.

To register your attendance please fill in a short Form to tell us you’re coming.

Reference: coventrycc/TP/192/8238

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