Experienced Social Worker – Safeguarding Service

Employer: Medway Council
Salary: £38,042 - £41,409 per annum (inclusive of Market Premia payment)
Location: Chatham, Kent
Contract: Permanent
Working Pattern: Full Time
Hours: 37 hours per week.
DBS Check: Enhanced
Closing Date: 24/09/2019 at 23:55 PM
Reference: CH0121LS

£38,042 - £41,409 per annum (inclusive of a Market Premia payment)  

Medway Council is seeking experienced social workers to join our Safeguarding Service

As a qualified and registered social worker with HCPC 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 of legislation and statutory guidance relevant to children’s services.

You will manage a complex and diverse caseload from children in need, child protection, court work and looked after children. You must have excellent written and verbal skills together with strong assessment and analytical skills. 

In return you will be supported through regular individual and reflective team supervision, dedicated administrative support and excellent training opportunities to support you with your career development, including the opportunity to undertake systemic training in partnership with the Centre for Systemic Social Work.

Medway is proud to offer an excellent benefits package including -

  • Retention Payment of £15,000 over 5 years
  • Career progression scheme to support your continuous professional development
  • Lease Car or Essential User Allowance
  • Free car parking
  • Access to a Surface Pro and mobile phone, to support flexible working
  • Relocation allowance of up to £6,000


To view a full range of benefits please visit our staff benefits page by clicking here

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

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