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Coventry City Council

Social Worker - Horizon - Child Exploitation

Job Type



West Midlands



£36,698 - £43,421

Posted Date

13 March 2024


Closing Date

20 March 2024

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

We are seeking two Social Workers to join our Horizon team, with one position available on a 12-month fixed-term basis and the other on a permanent basis.

Collaborating with Police, Youth Offending Team, Health Practitioners, and educators, your role aims for attitudinal and behavioural change, reducing offending and reoffending. Contribute to lowered Police intelligence, reduced remand figures, increased engagement with Youth Offending Orders, deterring gang association, reducing missing episodes, promoting education/employment, and improving home relationships.

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?

We are looking for candidates with a recognised professional Social Work qualification (MA/BA/BSc in Social Work, Diploma in Social Work, or CQSW), Social Work England registration and individuals who are dedicated professionals with a passion for working with at-risk youth.

If you are motivated to make a positive impact on the lives of young people, possess the skills to navigate Child In Need or Child Protection frameworks, we encourage you to apply.

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

For an informal conversation about the roles please contact Nicky Davies - Operational Lead -

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

Interview date: Week beginning 25th March 2024
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

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.

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