Reference: RA0005807
Description: Social Workers – Children & Families

Warwickshire places children’s needs at the heart of all it does and works hard to ensure their voices are heard. We also acknowledge the importance of supporting our workforce.

We are always looking for the right social workers so please use this advert to make a general application for a position in one of our teams around the County. We can shortlist and then potentially offer interviews at any time.

Dependent on the team, the role and your experience, we can offer between £36,648 and £ 50,920 and some roles are eligible for a £3000 per annum market supplement (*subject to Terms & Conditions, Tax & NI)

We didn’t rest on our laurels with our Ofsted Good rating, we continue to adapt, develop and change to meet the ever-changing social care needs and legislation. Join us on our journey to make Warwickshire Child Friendly.

Find out why we are good Ofsted

If you want to build strong relationships and connections with families, join Warwickshire’s Children and Families service. Find out more about Us and Our Offer to you

We know social work is challenging at times, but you’ll be given the support an encouragement to manage this. We want our workforce and our young people to thrive, be the best they can be and most important, to be happy. This is achieved through utilising a restorative practice approach in everything we do.

If you’re someone who is prepared to get stuck in, who, like us, wants to do the best job possible, who approaches everything with passion and purpose, then join us here in Warwickshire. We also offer agile working, as well as hybrid working Children and families service – rewards and benefits – Warwickshire County Council.

Work with us in Children & Families

Our Offer To You:

Market supplement up to £7000 (subject to Tax & NI) over 2 years *subject to Terms & Conditions & specific team/role)
Financial support toward final year University fees (subject to eligibility criteria)
Excellent opportunities for personal development and career progression.
Supportive managers who provide recognition and a robust supervision policy focussed on wellbeing and workload.
A clear and transparent pay structure linked to career progression and professional development.
Access to a credit union, pension scheme and relocation packages. Full reimbursement of Social Work England annual fee.
A Volunteering & Wellbeing Day additional to generous annual leave
All this and the opportunity to work in Warwickshire with its excellent transport links and beautiful countryside makes for an excellent package. We offer a great relocation package and Refer a Friend package if you’re talking about a return to us with an ex colleague/friend.
Our Social Work Career pathway
Read more in our Agile Working leaflet

For further information on working in Warwickshire please click here Download our Why work for Us Brochure

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.

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

Our Job Descriptions and Person Specifications can be found on the links below:

Year 1Newly Qualified Social Worker – Grade J
Year 2Social Worker – Grade K
Year 3Senior Social Worker – Grade L
Year 4Advanced Social Worker – GradeN

Additional Information:

Warwickshire County Council are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. Please be advised successful applicants will be subject to a range of pre-engagement checks, including a relevant Disclosure and Barring Service check (DBS). In accordance with the DBS code of practice and our own policy, should an individual have a declared criminal offence an individual assessment will be completed. Warwickshire County Council adheres to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974

If you have any questions please email workforus@warwickshire.gov.uk

Closing Date: 22nd April 2024

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.

If you are unable to apply using the ‘Apply’ button please contact the Recruitment Centre onhrandpayroll@warwickshire.gov.ukincluding your contact details and any relevant screenshots.

You will be notified of our shortlisting decision via email, so please check your email on a regular basis after submitting your application.

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: Countywide
Location: Countywide
Salary: *GBP*33,945.00 – *GBP*45,441.00 per annum (plus allowances to be included) – See advert for full details on remuneration package available for our roles
Package: Fulltime, Permanent
Contractual hours: 37
Basis: Full time

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