Experienced Social Workers - Learning Disabilities & Autism Service – Chippenham
Wiltshire Council
Chippenham, GB
5d ago


Our Learning Disabilities & Autism Service are looking for Experienced Social Workers to come and join their team in the north (Chippenham) or west (Trowbridge) of Wiltshire.


This is an exciting time to be joining the service. From September 2021 the service started to work with people who have autism as well as people who have learning disabilities.

This will mean that people with learning disabilities and autism will receive an equitable service.

Wiltshire Council is committed to building stronger communities and providing quality services to all customers. We are currently going through a transformation programme and the vision is to support independent lives through greater personalisation of care and safeguarding services.

About the role

As an experienced Social Worker you will manage a caseload of work, using person centred practice principles to assess, support plan and review.

Pro-actively participating in the leadership team you will be part of a supportive, evolving, and multi-disciplinary team, developing a service that puts the customer at the centre of everything we do.

This is a county wide role.

We offer a great environment in which to work with clear career progression, an emphasis on promoting team members health and well-being and opportunities for flexible working.

About you

You will have 2 years post qualification experience in a social care setting and have extensive professional development since qualifying and be qualified to a DipSW level or equivalent and registered as a social worker with Social Work England.

In return for your passion and commit we will offer you :

  • Working patterns to fit your life and commitments, including flexible working options from across Wiltshire including working from home.
  • Provide free parking in the locality of most of our hubs and use of a pool car scheme
  • Provide you with a laptop and mobile phone, so you can work flexibly from any location across the county enabling you to be more effective and flexible in your practice.
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, rising to 30 after 5 years’ service, as well as the option to purchase an additional ten days.
  • An attractive rewards package with an excellent range of discounted products and services with national and local retailers via our Wiltshire Rewards scheme
  • Established and supportive teams who will provide monthly reflective supervision and management feedback in a culture of learning and development.
  • The opportunity to work for a forward-thinking council with a strong focus on staff engagement.
  • Employee wellbeing services and family friendly policies to support work life balance
  • A variety of progression opportunities; including CMI accredited leadership programs and career paths into management
  • We are passionate about our community and take pride in our work. We encourage a culture that puts our customers at the heart of everything we do through trust and respect, empowering our people to develop skills, collaborate and innovate to find solutions, be open, take responsibility, to listen and learn.

    If you value these behaviours too, we’d love to hear from you.

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