Reference: RA0005940
Description: About the Team

The Physical Disability and Sensory Service is a county wide service, we have bases at Kings House in Bedworth and Shire Hall in Warwick. We’re seeking Social Care Practitioners to join our expanding Social Care and Support Service. Salary scale will be based on experience and skills.

About the Role

In Warwickshire, working with people is our passion, we always ‘start with strengths’ with our residents and our people. Our Social Care and Support Service is committed to maximising strengths, to enable adults to achieve their desired outcomes, thereby meeting their needs and improving or maintaining their wellbeing. We are looking for someone who shares our passion and is committed, enthusiastic, dedicated and passionate about improving outcomes for adults in Warwickshire.

Key Requirements

You will be an enthusiastic and dedicated person, experienced within Adult Social Care. You will be required to work with a variety of customers, including people with physical disabilities, sensory requirements, carers and their families and other professionals.

You will be required to undertake outcome focused assessments, support planning and reviews. Duty work will also be undertaken within the role. Focusing on strengths and utilising an asset-based approach, you will enable customers to identify outcomes, meet their full potential and maximise their independence. As a strong team player, you will be required to contribute to the development and promotion of the PDSS Team, using imaginative, creative, and innovative ways of meeting the support needs of our customers.

For further information please see the Job Description and Person Specification below;

Social Care Practitioner

**If you wish to apply for this post, please ensure that your supporting statement is written directly to the headings of the Essential Criteria in the Person Specification with clear examples of how you meet each point**

Working for Warwickshire – This is the difference you make

Warwickshire County Council is a place where everyone feelsvalued, included, safe, supported,andwelcome. Our people are at the heart of this vision, could you be one of them!

At Warwickshire County Council we are committed to ensuring Warwickshire’s economy is vibrant and supported by the right jobs, training, skills and infrastructure. Our people vision for Warwickshire County Council is a great place to work where diverse and talented people are enabled to be their best.

Your future matters to us, we provide a generous pension scheme which includes an employer contribution rate of typically around 19 percent per month, to help support your financial security during retirement. The scheme also offers a valuable package of benefits for members and their dependants. To find out more please visit: Warwickshire Pension Fund homepage – Warwickshire Pension Fund’

The benefits we offer include agile working, a valuable part of the pay and reward package for employees working in local government, generous annual leave entitlement, plus bank holidays and an additional day at Christmas, and access to Vivup benefits and discounts platform.

Click here to view the benefits at Warwickshire County Council.

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.

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.

To discuss the role please contact Steph Rowe at stephrowe@warwickshire.gov.uk or 07584218338

Closing date:8th May 2024

Should you require application forms in an alternative format / language or any adjustments to be made throughout the application process or upon appointment, please contact hrandpayroll@warwickshire.gov.uk and we will make every effort to meet your specific requirements.

Warwickshire County Council is committed to equality of opportunity for all employees and is keen to address areas of under representation in its workforce. Seemore
Region: Countywide
Location: Countywide
Salary: *GBP*28,770.00- *GBP*31,364.00 per annum
Package: Full time, Fixed Term for 12 months.
Contractual hours: 37
Basis: Full time

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