Warwickshire County Council
Child friendly Warwickshire
Rated as ‘Good’ by Ofsted, the council has a clear vision and approach: to empower and support families with a commitment to restorative practice, creating strong relationships for positive change, great teamwork, and improved outcomes. Learn more about how the council helps to make the area as safe, stable, and full of opportunity for young people as possible, with access to good health, education, and other services.
What roles are available?
From frontline social workers to senior practitioners across teams such as Initial Response, Safeguarding and Support, and Children with Disabilities, there are a variety of exciting, rewarding, and exclusive roles available to choose from.Browse latest jobs
Why choose Warwickshire County Council
Flexible working hours, hybrid working (with practitioners working an average of two days per week in the office) and manageable workloads
Generous starting salaries and up to £8000 relocation support
Access to a staff discount portal, car fuel allowance, and pension scheme
A supportive working environment with exceptional supervision and management oversight
Staff engagement and employee forums
Free counselling support and additional wellbeing/volunteering day
Work across a variety of beautiful rural locations
Annual Social Work England registration fee paid
Training & development
Structured career pathway with dedicated support at each stage and yearly progression
Genuine career development opportunities, with many senior figures having started in frontline work at the council
Cross-team working to expand knowledge and skillset
An extensive suite of online learning and development resources
Workshop, presentation, and training event days
Warwickshire County Council has recently introduced a new structured career pathway that provides supportive leadership to help practitioners progress within their roles every year. Within just four years at the council following this dedicated career pathway, practitioners can progress from a newly qualified social worker to an advanced social worker, with further opportunities on offer to go into leadership and management, coaching others and taking on more complex work.
If you’re a children’s social worker looking for a rewarding permanent role, get in touch today and we’ll talk you through the exciting vacancies on offer at Warwickshire.
Life at Warwickshire County Council…
What makes WCC a great place to work? Hear why from some of the team at the council, ranging from frontline social workers to the assistant director of children and families services.