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Designated Social Worker (DSW) in Youth Custody Service

  • Employer: Medway Council
  • Reference: CSC318RJ
  • Published: Tue 22/06/2021, 16:15 PM
  • Closing on: Tue 03/08/2021, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: 22.2 hours per week, Mon - Wed
  • Salary: Up to £39,928 per annum
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Cookham Wood Young Offenders Institute, Rochester, Kent, ME1 3LU, Kent

Are you an experienced safeguarding social worker who thrives in a fast pace, incredibly challenging, yet rewarding work environment?

Are you passionate about the lived experience of children in custody, do you think you can make a difference? If so, this might be the role for you.

We are currently recruiting an experienced social worker to join the Designated Social Work team at HMP YOI Cookham Wood. The role is part time, 22.2 hours Mon – Wed.

You will be based at HMP YOI Cookham Wood, Youth Offending Institute in Rochester.  The Prison is an HMPS establishment and has capacity for 188 children.  The population of children are male, aged 15-18 years. Children are placed on remand or serving custodial sentences.

Children’s social workers selected for this post will have specialist professional knowledge and experience in safeguarding, child protection and children in care. Along with a commitment to advocate for children in custody and to support those tasked with caring for children in a secure setting understand their needs.

Should you wish to discuss this role further, please call Maisie Adkins, Group Manager, on 01634 336204

In return for your commitment, we are proud to offer an excellent benefits package including a retention payment (paid after 2 years’ continuous service with Medway).

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to interviewed via Microsoft Teams.

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Please visit http://www.mindfulemployer.net/ for information on how Medway Council put good practices in place to ensure employees and job applicants who declare mental health issues receive the right level of support.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy at any time prior to the closing date.

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  • Medway Information Pack 2021
  • Job profile and person specification
  • Employer: Medway Council
  • Reference: CSC318RJ
  • Published: Tue 22/06/2021, 16:15 PM
  • Closing on: Tue 03/08/2021, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: 22.2 hours per week, Mon - Wed
  • Salary: Up to £39,928 per annum
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Cookham Wood Young Offenders Institute, Rochester, Kent, ME1 3LU, Kent

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