Community Case Worker (Casual)
It’s great to know that you are interested in working with us at Coventry City Council. As a prospective employee, it is important that everyone who works for us is committed to our One Coventry values and shares our commitment to becoming a more diverse and inclusive organisation.
Our Values are:
About the team we are recruiting to
We value diverse perspectives and experiences and are striving to create a workplace culture that is inclusive, is accepting of all and is free from discrimination and bias.
We have a simple vision and strategy that defines what we are trying to achieve, our purpose and our approach which underpin the principles of Adult Social Care, and we continue to work in support of this.
In a simple sense all our work, at whatever level should continue to support the strategy of: ‘Providing support, in the least intrusive manner possible, based on the assets, resources and abilities that are available to people’.
What is the job role?
You will work closely with service users, carers and other professionals to provide review service to professionally accepted standards. You will have basic knowledge of relevant legislation and policy relating to Care Act 2014, Mental Capacity Act 2005, Safeguarding Adults and Children and GDPR.
This is a fabulous opportunity for Social Work Students to join Coventry’s Social Work and Social Care Bank as a Community Case Worker.
Community Case Workers work within our Adult Social Work teams, working with vulnerable adults with disabilities.
This Social Work and Social Care Bank Position will involve undertaking reviews of people with care and support needs, living at home or in residential care who receive support to meet their assessed eligible care needs.
Keen to join the Bank?
If you feel you fit the criteria apply today!
To find out further information and for an informal discussion please contact Sarbjit.Kaur@coventry.gov.uk or Andrew.Errington@Coventry.gov.uk.
Who are we looking for?
If you are a Social Work Student going into Year 2 or 3 of an BA course or in Year 1 or 2 of an MA course, this might be the experience you need?
Do you want to develop your knowledge and skills whilst gaining valuable experience to support your readiness to practice?
Are you available during university vacations and want to earn some extra income?
This is a Social Work and Social Care Bank Position, and you will need Flexibility to commit to casual / adhoc cover and short notice arrangements. This will include availability to work across Monday – Friday and to work in July and August 2023.
If you want to know more, we will be holding an informal virtual engagement session on 17th May 2023 at 4pm, please join this Microsoft Teams link to find out more.
You can subsequently opt into a telephone discussion.
Interviews for the Social Work and Social Care Bank will take place week commencing 5th June 2023.
For full details on the application process please read the attached document labelled 'Coventry City Council Application Process'.
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).
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 4800 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
Coventry City Council