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Supported Lodgings Social Worker

  • Location: Chatham, Kent
  • Salary: SWCS2 - £32,512 - £38,909 per annum, plus £2000 retention payment payable after 2 years service in Medway
  • Closing date: 14/02/2020 (21 days left)
  • Posted: today

To manage the recruitment and assessment of Supported Lodgings carers in accordance with agreed standards and guidelines in order to ensure that young people are provided with safe and nurturing placements to support them in making the transition to adulthood and independent living. To contribute...

Child Protection Conference Chair

  • Location: Medway Council, Gun Wharf, Dock Road, Chatham, Kent ME4 4TR
  • Salary: Up to £43,522 - £47,417 per annum
  • Closing date: 14/02/2020 (21 days left)
  • Posted: today

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Child Protection Conference Chair to be part of the Safeguarding and Quality Assurance Service. As a registered social worker you will have a minimum of five years post qualifying experience of working with children, young people and their families...

Social Worker – Private Fostering

  • Location: Medway Council, Gun Wharf, Dock Road, Chatham, Kent ME4 4TR
  • Salary: (SW2) £32,512 - £38,909 – Retention Payment £2000 payable after 2 years’ service in Medway.
  • Closing date: 13/02/2020 (20 days left)
  • Posted: 1 day ago

The post is that of a Social Worker within the Children in Care Services, specifically dedicated to Private Fostering. It is responsible for a range of tasks to support the service in maintaining high standards and compliance with Regulations and National Minimum Standards. Private Fostering is when...

LADO and Education Safeguarding Manager

  • Location: Medway Council, Gun Wharf, Dock Road, Chatham, Kent ME4 4TR
  • Salary: Up to £58,337 per annum (inclusive of Market Premia payment)
  • Closing date: 14/02/2020 (21 days left)
  • Posted: 3 days ago

An opportunity has arisen for an experienced LADO and Education Safeguarding Manager to work in our Safeguarding and Quality Assurance Service. Reporting to the Head of QA and Safeguarding, your role will be central in ensuring that high professional standards are maintained within Safeguarding and...

Experienced Social Worker – Assessment

  • Location: Chatham, Kent
  • Salary: £38,042 - £41,409 per annum (inclusive of Market Premia payment)
  • Closing date: 07/02/2020 (14 days left)
  • Posted: 6 days ago

Medway Council is seeking experienced social workers to join our Assessment team. 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...

Experienced Social Worker – Safeguarding Service

  • Location: Chatham, Kent
  • Salary: £38,042 - £41,409 per annum (inclusive of Market Premia payment)
  • Closing date: 07/02/2020 (14 days left)
  • Posted: 6 days ago

Medway Council is seeking experienced social workers to join our Safeguarding Service. As a qualified and registered social worker with Social Work England,and at least two year’s post qualifying experience, you will be able to recognise and evaluate risk to children and have a sound understanding...

Practice Manager – Safeguarding Service

  • Location: Chatham, Kent
  • Salary: £47,522 - £51,417 per annum (inclusive of a Market Premia payment)
  • Closing date: 07/02/2020 (14 days left)
  • Posted: 6 days ago

Medway Council is recruiting committed and passionate Practice Managers to join our Safeguarding Service. As a qualified and registered social worker with Social Work England, you must have substantial post qualifying experience of working with children and families, together with previous management...

Social Worker – Assessment Service

  • Location: Chatham, Kent
  • Salary: £34,512 - £37,541 per annum (inclusive of a Market Premia payment)
  • Closing date: 07/02/2020 (14 days left)
  • Posted: 6 days ago

This is a fantastic time to be joining Medway as a Social Worker in our Assessment team. 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...

Social Worker – Safeguarding Service

  • Location: Chatham, Kent
  • Salary: £34,512 - £37,541 per annum (inclusive of a Market Premia payment)
  • Closing date: 07/02/2020 (14 days left)
  • Posted: 6 days ago

Medway Council is recruiting committed and passionate social workers to join our Safeguarding Service. You will join one of our safeguarding pods which consist of 4 social workers and a Practice Manager. You will have a diverse caseload from children in need, child protection, court work and looked...

Practice Manager – Assessment

  • Location: Broadside, Leviathan Way, Chatham, Kent, ME4 4LL
  • Salary: £47,522 - £51,417 per annum (inclusive of a Market Premia payment)
  • Closing date: 07/02/2020 (14 days left)
  • Posted: 6 days ago

Medway Council is recruiting committed and passionate Practice Managers to join our Assessment team in First Response. You will be required to manage a team of six social workers, including one newly qualified social worker.  As a qualified and registered social worker with HCPC, you must have...

Head of Service – Children’s Social Work Teams

  • Location: Broadside, Leviathan Way, Chatham, Kent, ME4 4LL
  • Salary: Up to £77,603 per annum (inclusive of special allowance and market premia) plus relocation allowance up to £8,000
  • Closing date: 31/01/2020 (7 days left)
  • Posted: 11 days ago

Following our Ofsted inspection in July 2019, Medway has taken positive steps on our improvement journey by remodelling and realigning services across Children’s Social Care that enable us to meet our key priorities and ensure we better meet the needs of vulnerable children in Medway. To manage...

Child Protection Conferencing Team Manager

  • Location: Chatham, Kent
  • Salary: Up to £58,337 per annum (inclusive of market premia). Plus £3000 per annum retention payment (payable annually after 1 years’ service in Medway)
  • Closing date: 24/01/2020
  • Posted: 11 days ago

An exciting opportunity has arisen to be part of the Safeguarding and Quality Assurance Service as a Child Protection Conferencing Team Manager. As a registered social worker with you will have a minimum of five years post qualifying experience of working with children, young people and their families...

Principal Social Worker for Children

  • Location: Chatham, Kent
  • Salary: Up to £58,337 per annum (inclusive of market premia). Plus £3000 per annum retention payment (payable annually after 1 years’ service in Medway)
  • Closing date: 29/01/2020 (5 days left)
  • Posted: 16 days ago

An exciting opportunity has arisen to be part of the Safeguarding and Quality Assurance Service as the Principal Social Worker for children. As a registered social worker with you will have a minimum of five years post qualifying experience of working with children, young people and their families...

Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO)

  • Location: Chatham, Kent
  • Salary: Up to £46,521 per annum (inclusive of Market Premia payment)
  • Closing date: 28/01/2020 (4 days left)
  • Posted: 17 days ago

An opportunity has arisen for a LADO to work in our Safeguarding and Quality Assurance Service. Reporting to the LADO and Education Safeguarding Manager, you will contribute to the operation of a professional consultation service, providing advice and information to staff within Medway Council and...

Social Worker (Fostering)

  • Location: Medway Council, Gun Wharf, Dock Road, Chatham, Kent ME4 4TR
  • Salary: (SW2) £32,512 - £38,909 – Retention Payment £2000 payable after 2 years’ service in Medway.
  • Closing date: 26/01/2020 (2 days left)
  • Posted: 43 days ago

To contribute to the delivery of a highly effective Children’s Social Care Service, taking responsibility for working and managing a caseload within a framework of appropriate supervision. (This will be dependent upon the complexities of the cases and the post qualification experience of the...