Advanced Practitioner - Safeguarding

Employer: Medway Council
Salary: Up to £45835 per annum (inclusive of market premia)
Location: Chatham, Kent
Contract: Permanent
Working Pattern: Full Time
Hours: 37 hours per week.
DBS Check: Enhanced
Closing Date: 12/02/2019 at 23:55 PM
Reference: C1252VR

Up to £45835 per annum (inclusive of market premia)

Plus £2000 per annum retention payment (payable after 2 years service in Medway), the option of a Lease Car or Essential User allowance and up to £6000 towards relocation.

We have created four Advanced Practitioner roles to work across our Safeguarding Service. You will work alongside an area team, providing expert support to social workers with complex casework, to ensure the best possible outcomes are achieved.

Reporting to the Principal Social Worker, you will provide high quality coaching, mentoring and guidance, as well as delivering practice focused sessions in order to support social workers with their continued professional development.

As a registered social worker with HCPC you will place a high level of importance on social work values and practice. You will have significant social work experience and an in-depth knowledge of relevant legislation. Ability to build strong working relationships is essential.

For an informal discussion please contact Jean Ross, Principal Social Worker on 01634 337249 or Ian Smith, Head of Safeguarding on 01634 335622.

Closing Date for applications is 12th February 2019


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