Social Worker – Assessment Service
  • Employer: Medway Council
  • Reference: CH0199LS
  • Published: Tue 03/12/2019, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Tue 24/12/2019, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £34,512 - £37,541 per annum (inclusive of a Market Premia payment)
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Chatham, Kent, Kent

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Social Worker – Assessment Service

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 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.

As a registered social worker with HCPC 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 a good knowledge of legislation and statutory guidance relevant to working in children’s services.

You will be responsible for working and managing a caseload within a framework of appropriate supervision.

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 -

 

  • Career progression scheme to support your continuous professional development
  • Essential User Allowance with option to transfer to Lease Car upon 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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