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Social Worker (Experienced level) - 0 to 25 Disability Team

  • Employer: Medway Council
  • Reference: CSC013AS
  • Published: Mon 22/06/2020, 17:00 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 12/07/2020, 12:03 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £36,110 - £39,532 per annum + benefits
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Medway Council, Gun Wharf, Dock Road, Chatham, Kent ME4 4TR, Kent

This is an exciting time to join our 0-25 Disability Team and be part of our Children's Social Care improvement journey.  We have realigned our services and increased staffing capacity to ensure our staff feel supported to achieve the best outcomes for our children, young people and families.

We have also invested in our learning and development offer, launched a new career progression framework and are in the process of embedding Signs of Safety as our relationship based practice model.

You will manage a caseload within a framework of appropriate reflective supervision, undertaking focused, analytical assessments, SMART plans and reviews, ensuring all vulnerable children and young adults with disabilities receive a service that reflects the Council’s commitment to child and adult safeguarding and meaningful transition into young adulthood.

As a registered social worker with 2 years’ post qualifying experience you will be able to demonstrate and model good practice that reflects a commitment to relationship and strengths-based practice, working collaboratively with children and their families.  You will also be experienced in working with children in a statutory setting and undertaking direct work with disabled children and young adults.

In additional to the annual salary, we are proud to offer an excellent benefits package including - 

  • Market Premia Payment of £2,500 per annum (paid monthly)
  • Retention Payment of £3,000 per annum (paid annually)
  • Career progression scheme to support your pathway of professional development
  • Essential User Allowance with option to transfer to Lease Car after 6 months
  • Excellent local government pension scheme
  • Free car parking
  • Access to a Surface Pro and mobile phone, to support flexible working
  • Access to a confidential information, advice and counselling service
  • Relocation allowance of up to £8,000

For an informal discussion please contact Andrew Oates, Group Manager on 01634 338531 or email cscrecruitment@medway.gov.uk

This post is subject to an enhanced Children and Adults DBS check.

Candidates must have a valid driving licence for use in the UK and have access to a vehicle for work purposes.

Applications will be reviewed on a weekly basis and successful candidates invited to interview.

Please note that in accordance with current COVID-19 Government guidelines, in regards to social distancing, all interviews are likely to be held virtually via Microsoft Teams.  Full details on how this will work will be sent to you, if your application is successfully shortlisted.

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  • Medway Information pack
  • Job Profile and Person Specification
  • Employer: Medway Council
  • Reference: CSC013AS
  • Published: Mon 22/06/2020, 17:00 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 12/07/2020, 12:03 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £36,110 - £39,532 per annum + benefits
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Medway Council, Gun Wharf, Dock Road, Chatham, Kent ME4 4TR, Kent

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