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Social Worker (Experienced)

  • Employer: Medway Council
  • Reference: CSC940aHB
  • Published: Tue 25/10/2022, 9:13 AM
  • Closing on: Fri 25/11/2022, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £37,056 - £40,567 plus annual market allowance and retention payment
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Hybrid - works from home, in the Chatham office or completing home visits, Kent

We have opportunities for Experienced Social Workers to join the following teams in Medway:

Our vision and values put children at the heart of everything we do.  As an experienced social worker, you will manage a caseload within a framework of appropriate reflective supervision, working with children, young people and their families.  You will also be expected to use the Signs of Safety practice model in assessments and interventions with families.

Our team structures are designed to ensure there is the right level of support available to staff.  Each team consists of a Team Manager, Senior Practitioner, 4 Social Workers and a Family Support Worker.  There is also dedicated administrative support.

We offer an excellent recruitment package, manageable workloads, and opportunities to access a range of professional development and support.

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

  • An annual market allowance of £5,500 per annum (payable in monthly payments)
  • A retention payment of £3,000. This is a fixed sum payable in April each year, following one years’ service in Medway.
  • Essential Car user allowance with option to apply for a lease car after six months.
  • Hybrid working - enabling you to work from home/office (minimum of 2 days per week will be required in the office).  Roles in Assessment will also require you to be office based during duty week.
  • Relocation package of up to £8,000

About You

  • You will hold a degree in Social Work – CQSW, DipSW or equivalent and be registered with Social Work England.
  • You will have successfully completed your ASYE and have 2 years’ experience of working with children and families.
  • You will have a full driving licence and access to a vehicle for work purposes.

To Apply

Please click on the link below to apply.

For an informal chat about this role, please email cscrecruitment@medway.gov.uk with your name, number and details of which team is of interest and a social work manager will give you a call.

The closing date for applications is 4 December 2022.  Applications will be reviewed weekly and shortlisted candidates will be invited to interview remotely via Microsoft Teams.

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

This position is subject to an Enhanced Childrens DBS check. 

 

Equal Opportunities Commitment Statement

Medway Council is committed to creating an inclusive work environment with a diverse workforce. All appropriately qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or age

For further information please refer to the Medway information pack available as a download or to view online

 

 

Downloads

  • Medway Information Pack 2022
  • Job profile and Person Specification - CSWT
  • Job profile and Person Specification - Assessment
  • Job Profile and Person Specification - CiC
  • Job Application guidance
  • Employer: Medway Council
  • Reference: CSC940aHB
  • Published: Tue 25/10/2022, 9:13 AM
  • Closing on: Fri 25/11/2022, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £37,056 - £40,567 plus annual market allowance and retention payment
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Hybrid - works from home, in the Chatham office or completing home visits, Kent

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