Overview

Salary: £36698 – £43421

Shift hours: 37

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).

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 Sara Graves – Operational Lead – sara.graves@coventry.gov.uk

If you’d like to learn more about being a Social Worker here at Coventry City Council, please join us for our Coventry Social Worker Recruitment Open Evening on Tuesday 5th March 2024 between 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM at the Council House, Earl Street, Coventry, CV1 5RR.

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

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 4th March 2024

Reference: coventrycc/TP/186/9122

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