Children's Services aim to create a culture whereby leaders and managers across the service are able to deliver the vision and perform their existing roles as highly capable individuals and team members.
We believe that a well led and engaged children’s workforce has a positive impact on the quality of our children and young people and their families experience and provides for greater levels of employee satisfaction. You will be actively encouraged to do everything within your capabilities to deliver effective services to children, families and carers who need our help and support.
We have great multi-agency partnerships to support you in your role to allocate workloads, supervise caseloads, and oversee the professional development of our social workers. Working across a wide range of elements such as operational policy, financial management and recruitment, you will be constantly seeking ways to improve the service and keep every child safe.
You will be a qualified social worker who is registered with Social Work England, you will have considerable experience of working with children and their families in a statutory social care environment.
Your hands-on know-how will be further supported by amazing communication capabilities and the ability to create and nurture good relationships across organisations. With fantastic leadership skills, you will be excited by the trailblazing way in which we are improving the service, so we need someone who with great leadership skills to motivate and support our social workers.
We will give you direct influence over the welfare of children, you will need to be confident making decisions on casework and you will need to be passionate about making sure our Social Workers have everything they need to really make a difference.
We’re giving social work a bright new future. Lead your team to these changes as we turn our collective ambitions into a fantastic reality. Join us and bring your ideas and suggestions to drive our challenging journey of improvement, and put Coventry on the map for delivering more positive outcomes. In short, we will be with you every step of the way, and our generous salary and attractive benefits package reflect that. Join us and become an instrumental part of making our service even better.