Salary: £37723 – £44496 – including £3000 retention payment (payable on completing 12 months service)

Shift hours: 37

We are looking for social workers who are committed to achieving the best for our children, young people, and families. We particularly welcome applications from those from under represented backgrounds and all walks of life to give our diverse city the greatest level of support it deserves.

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).


You will need to have a recognised professional Social Work qualification (MA/BA/BSc in Social Work, Diploma in Social Work or CQSW) and Social Work England registration with experience in working with looked after children, child protection, court proceedings and completing assessments within timescales.

For full details on the application process please read the attached document on our jobs page labelled ‘Coventry City Council Application Process’

If you’d like to learn more about being a Social Worker here at Coventry City Council, please join us for an Open Evening at the Council House on Thursday 28th September from 4pm – 7pm.

To register your attendance please fill in a short Form to tell us you’re coming.

Reference: coventrycc/TP/192/8229

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