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. In addition we provide all our social workers with a Microsoft Surface Pro and mobile phone to support mobile working.
You will be responsible for supervising a pod of four social workers and strengthening the oversight of practice. You will have a recognised social work qualification together with a recognised management qualification and practice educator stage 2.
You will have access to a comprehensive core and advanced skills programme through our award winning Children and Adults Academy. In addition we have formed a partnership with the Centre for Systemic Social Work to provide comprehensive and accredited systemic training to support you in achieving the Graduate Certificate in Systemic Practice and/or Diploma in Systemic Supervision.
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.
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.