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Social Worker

Job Reference coventrycc/TP/186/9122

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Number of Positions:
Contract Type:
Full Time Permanent
Salary Range:
£36698 - £43421
Working Hours:
Broadgate House, Coventry
Closing Date:
Job Category:
Children's Services
Service Area:
Children & Education Service

Our Values

In line with our One Coventry Values we strive to have a workforce that reflects our local communities and welcome applicants from all sections of the community. We particularly welcome applicants from minority ethnic backgrounds, applicants who have a disability and applicants who are from the LGBTQ+ community to apply for our senior leadership roles. 

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.

At Coventry City Council, we are embarking on an incredible journey to create a brighter future for Coventry's children. As a 'Good' Local Authority, we believe in pushing boundaries and delivering excellence for children and families. Our vision is clear, and our social workers are unwavering in their commitment to putting children and families at the centre of their practice. 

Be part of our inspiring team, making a meaningful difference in the lives of Coventry's children. Together, let's create a nurturing environment where every child's potential can flourish.

What is the job role?

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).

Who are we looking for?

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 -

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

About Coventry

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 5100 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

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