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
The All Age Disability Team, work with adults, with a range of disabilities and or complex health needs. Our focus is on maintaining independence and using a strengths based model to enable people living in Coventry to maximise their outcomes.
The team are a supportive committed group of professionals, as a team we offer a flexible working balance working within a hybrid way. Coventry City Council offers excellent Annual Leave entitlement, starting at 28 days a year, alongside a generous pension scheme. We are committed to Continued Professional Development and offer a wide range of training and development opportunities.
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?
We have an exciting opportunity for someone looking to join a dynamic motivated group of professionals. The role is ideal for someone already in a team leader post or a social worker looking to develop their career.
We are looking for a team leader to support and lead our Social Workers and Community Case Workers within their roles. You will be expected to carry out professional supervision and support the development of your team and their continuous professional development.
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?
This is a challenging but fulfilling role, within a busy vibrant team. We are looking for a qualified Social Worker who is registered with Social Work England, who has experience of working within Adult Social Care.
The ideal candidate will have a good working knowledge of the Care Act 2014 and the Mental Capacity Act 2005, and be able to support their team with working within this legislation. We are looking for an individual who is committed to improving the lives of adults with disabilities, and who understands the impact of the inequalities faced by people with disabilities.
As this is a supervisory role the ideal candidate will have a good understanding of reflective supervision.
For full details on the application process please read the attached document on our jobs page labelled 'Coventry City Council Application Process'
Interviews: week commencing 20th/21st July 2023
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