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Social Worker - Assessment

  • Employer: Medway Council
  • Reference: CSC517RJ
  • Published: Tue 14/12/2021, 0:05 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 16/01/2022, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £35,364 - £38,471 per annum, inclusive of market premia
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Chatham, Kent, Kent

We are recruiting social workers to join our Assessment team.

If you have completed your ASYE and are looking to take the next step in your social work career we would love to hear from you.

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

  • Market Premia Payment of £2,000 per annum (paid in equal monthly instalments)
  • Retention Payment of £2,000 per annum (paid annually in April each year following one years' service)
  • 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 ICT equipment and mobile phone, to support hybrid model of flexible working
  • Access to a confidential information, advice and counselling service
  • Relocation package of up to £8,000

About You

You will hold a degree in Social Work, be registered with Social Work England and have completed  your ASYE.

A driving licence and access to a vehicle for work purposes is essential.

To Apply

Please click on the 'Apply Online' button or alternatively email your cv with a covering letter to recruitment@medway.gov.uk quoting CSC517RJ. 

 

Our organisation: 
Medway is a unitary authority in the South East of England, made up of the towns of Strood, Rochester, Chatham, Gillingham and Rainham and more rural areas, including the Hoo Peninsula.
Situated in Kent in the South-East of England, the area has plenty of green spaces, excellent facilities and easy access to the national motorway and rail networks, facilitating superb transport links to London.

We provide all local Government services for a quarter of a million people, looking after education, environment, social care, housing, planning, business and much more - everything from frontline services such as rubbish collection and events like the Dickens Festival to work that goes on behind the scenes to ensure services in Medway run smoothly and cost effectively.
Working at Medway Council means that you get to be part of this journey working alongside talented, professional colleagues to drive forward change to transform the lives of our residents and the communities they live in.

The council understands that a motivated workforce is the most important factor for it to be successful and achieve its aims. It’s vital that employees feel rewarded for their contribution.

As a Medway Council employee you will have the opportunity to develop both professionally and personally by undertaking  relevant training opportunities, enjoy a comprehensive benefits package including competitive rates of pay and pension scheme along with access to an employee  advice, information and counselling service, employee forums and an employee discount scheme for national and local retailers.

 

This post is subject to an enhanced Children’s DBS check.

 

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

Please note that 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.

Downloads

  • Medway Information Pack 2021
  • Job profile
  • Welcome pack
  • Employer: Medway Council
  • Reference: CSC517RJ
  • Published: Tue 14/12/2021, 0:05 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 16/01/2022, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £35,364 - £38,471 per annum, inclusive of market premia
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Chatham, Kent, Kent

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