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Coventry City Council

Social Worker - Help and Protection

Job Type

Permanent

Region

West Midlands

Salary

Location

£36,648 - £43,421

Posted Date

13 March 2024

Coventry

Closing Date

26 March 2024

Speak to Coventry City Council about their current jobs at the Compass Jobs Fair, 18 March in Birmingham.

As a Social Worker in Coventry, you will work with diverse communities and deliver experienced social work services to children, young people and families to assess their needs, provide support and safeguard their rights. You will collaborate with other professionals and agencies to deliver person-centred and holistic services.

You will support children, youing people and families from a variety of backgrounds and in order to deliver the best possible care it is vital that we have a workforce that represents and understands their unique experiences and perspectives.

We are therefore looking for social workers who are committed to achieving the best for our children, young people, and families.

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).
Who are we looking for?

You will need to have a recognised professional Social Work qualification (MA/BA/BSc in Social Work, Diploma in Social Work or CQSW) and Social Work England registration with experience in working with looked after children, child protection, court proceedings and completing assessments within timescales.

If you need help or support to complete your application, please visit our accessibility page to see how we can assist you.

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

For an informal conversation about this role please contact Lisa Gunstone Operational Leads for Help and Protection - lisa.gunstone@coventry.gov.uk
About Coventry

Coventry has a proud, innovative and creative spirit that throughout its history has seen communities come together to tackle problems and bring about real social change.

We are cutting-edge, challenging, youthful, vibrant and diverse.

At Coventry we are committed to excellence in everything we do. With around 5100 staff from a range of different backgrounds, our aim is to recruit and develop talented people who will focus on our customers, take responsibility, work together and find better ways of doing things.

To deliver the best services to our residents, we need the best people working for us to make a difference to our communities.

If you join us, we will provide a fantastic rewards and benefits package - to find out more please visit https://www.coventry.gov.uk/council-vacancies

You will be able to discuss potential opportunities at the Compass Jobs Fair, Birmingham - we will be on stand 26, so come and say hello.

Register a free ticket here: https://www.compassjobsfair.com/Events/Birmingham/Book-Tickets

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