Social Worker – Children’s Social Work Teams

Employer: Medway Council
Salary: Up to £42,032 per annum (inclusive of a Market Premia payment)
Location: Chatham, Kent
Contract: Permanent
Working Pattern: Full Time
Hours: 37 hours per week.
DBS Check: Enhanced
Closing Date: 12/06/2020 at 23:55 PM
Reference: CSC022RJ

Please note that in accordance with current COVID-19 Government guidelines, in regards to social distancing, all interviews are likely to be held virtually via Microsoft Teams.  Full details on how this will work will be sent to you, if your application is successfully shortlisted.    

Medway Council is recruiting committed and passionate social workers to join our Children's Social Work Teams. You will join one of our teams which consist of 6 social workers and a Team Manager. You will have a diverse caseload from children in need, child protection, court work and looked after children.

As a qualified and registered social worker with Social Work England and at least one year’s experience, 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 also have good knowledge of legislation and statutory guidance relevant to working in children’s services.

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.

Medway is proud to offer an excellent benefits package including -

  • Retention Payment of up to £3000 per annum
  • Career progression scheme to support your continuous professional development
  • Essential User Allowance with option to transfer to Lease Car following completion of probationary period
  • Free car parking
  • Access to a Surface Pro and mobile phone, to support flexible working
  • Relocation Package up to £8,000

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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