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Social Worker – Assessment Service

  • Employer: Medway Council
  • Reference: CH049LS
  • Published: Thu 13/06/2019, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Thu 04/07/2019, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week.
  • Salary: £34512 - £37,541 per annum (inclusive of a Market Premia payment)
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Broadside, Leviathan Way, Chatham, Kent, ME4 4LL

£34512 - £37,541 per annum (inclusive of a Market Premia payment)

In addition you will receive a Retention Payment of £2,000 per annum after completing 1 years’ service.

This is a fantastic time to be joining Medway as a Social Worker in our Assessment team.  Our leadership team has recently been recognised by Ofsted for securing marked improvements in response to contacts and referrals since the joint targeted area inspection in June 2018.

Our staff describe experiencing high support and high expectations within a learning culture and are positive about working for Medway.

As a registered social worker with HCPC you will be experienced in undertaking direct work with children and young people and be able to evidence understanding of the child’s lived experience. You will be responsible for working and managing a caseload within a framework of appropriate supervision. You will receive regular individual professional supervision as well as reflective team supervision.  

You will be part of an assessment pod consisting of 6 social workers and a Practice Manager. We promote joint working to share risk assessment and enable different perspectives while providing intervention as early as possible during the assessment.  We have strong links with partners in Early Help and universal services to ensure we provide the right service, for the right children, at the right time.

If you are passionate and committed to improving the lives and opportunities of children and young people then we would like to hear from you.

In return we offer –

  • Individual and reflective team supervision
  • Dedicated administrative support
  • Career progression scheme to support your continuous professional development
  • Accredited systemic training in partnership with the Centre for Systemic Social Work
  • Lease Car or Essential User Allowance
  • Relocation Scheme
  • Rail Season Ticket Loan
  • Confidential employee assistance programme (Care First)
  • Excellent ICT facilities
  • Access to our award winning social care academy

To view our full range of benefits please click here

Please get in touch if you would like to discuss this opportunity further with our Area Social Work Managers.

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

 

Downloads

  • Medway Information pack
  • Job Description/Person Specification

How to Apply

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  • Employer: Medway Council
  • Reference: CH049LS
  • Published: Thu 13/06/2019, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Thu 04/07/2019, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week.
  • Salary: £34512 - £37,541 per annum (inclusive of a Market Premia payment)
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Broadside, Leviathan Way, Chatham, Kent, ME4 4LL

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