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Senior Practitioner (Safeguarding)

  • Employer: Medway Council
  • Reference: C1112LS
  • Published: Mon 06/08/2018, 9:30 AM
  • Closing on: Wed 19/09/2018, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week.
  • Salary: £41297 - £45835 per annum (inclusive of market premia). Plus £2000 per annum retention payment (payable after 2 years service in Medway), the option of a Lease Car or Essential User allowance and up to £6000 towards relocation.
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Chatham, Kent

Medway is at the heart of the Thames Gateway, only 30 miles from central London and has excellent transport links. A modern place, surrounded by award winning rural areas and rich heritage and an abounding cultural offering makes Medway a fantastic place to live and work.

This is an exciting time to be joining Medway. 2018 is the year that Medway is Promoting Practice. We have made significant investment in our Safeguarding service to achieve manageable caseloads and provide each social work pod with dedicated administrative support. You will also receive regular individual professional supervision as well as reflective team supervision. In addition we will provide all our social workers with a Microsoft Surface Pro and mobile phone to support mobile working.

You will have access to a comprehensive core and advanced skills programme through our award winning Children and Adults Academy and we have formed a partnership with the Centre for Systemic Social Work to provide comprehensive and accredited systemic training to support our social workers achieve the best experience of relationship based social work for our children and families.

Through our career progression scheme you will have the opportunity to progress your career within Medway and help us achieve our vision of providing the right service for the right children at the right time in order to achieve the best possible outcomes for children, young people and their families.

You should hold a degree in social worker, together with extensive post qualifying experience and be qualified to Practice Educator stage 1 and/or 2.

To find out more visit www.medwaysocialcarejobs.co.uk

For an informal discussion please contact Roisin Madden, Head of Children’s Safeguarding on 01634 337302.

Downloads

  • Medway Information pack
  • Job Profile

How to Apply

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  • Employer: Medway Council
  • Reference: C1112LS
  • Published: Mon 06/08/2018, 9:30 AM
  • Closing on: Wed 19/09/2018, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week.
  • Salary: £41297 - £45835 per annum (inclusive of market premia). Plus £2000 per annum retention payment (payable after 2 years service in Medway), the option of a Lease Car or Essential User allowance and up to £6000 towards relocation.
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Chatham, Kent

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