Social Worker (experienced) - Adolescent Team
  • Employer: Children Social Worker jobs
  • Reference: CSC032RJ
  • Published: Sat 01/08/2020, 0:05 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 23/08/2020, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: Up to £39,532 per annum, plus benefits
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Broadside, Leviathan Way, Chatham, Kent, ME4 4LL , Kent

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Social Worker (experienced) - Adolescent Team

This is an exciting time to join our Children’s Social Care Service and be part of our improvement journey.  We have realigned into specialist service areas and increased staffing capacity to ensure our staff feel supported to achieve the best outcomes for our children, young people and families.

We have also invested in our learning and development offer, launched a new career progression framework and are in the process of embedding Signs of Safety as our relationship based practice model.

As an experienced social worker in our newly created Adolescent Team you will be working alongside youth mentors and early help workers to deliver intensive interventions designed to safeguard and protect vulnerable young people facing a range of difficulties and challenges.

If you are a registered social worker with 2 years’ post qualifying experience, and are passionate and committed to making a difference in young lives we would love to hear from you.

In addition to the annual salary, we are proud to offer an excellent benefits package including - 

  • Market Premia Payment of £2,500 per annum (paid monthly)
  • Retention Payment of £3,000 per annum (paid annually)
  • Career progression scheme to support your pathway of professional development
  • Essential User Allowance with option to transfer to Lease Car after 6 months
  • Excellent local government pension scheme
  • Free car parking
  • Access to a Surface Pro and mobile phone, to support flexible working
  • Access to a confidential information, advice and counselling service
  • Relocation allowance of up to £8,000

For an informal discussion please contact Kelly Cogger, Head of Service for First Response on 01634 335618 or Sarah Featherstone, Group Manager on 01634 334173.

Your application will be reviewed as soon as you reply.  Shortlisted candidates will be invited to interview via Microsoft Teams.

This post is subject to an enhanced Children’s DBS check.

Candidates must have a valid driving licence for use in the UK and have access to a vehicle for work purposes.

How to Apply

If you are not contacted within 3 weeks of the advert closing date then you have not been shortlisted. All recruitment correspondence, including interview letters and contracts of employment will usually be sent out via email, if you require documentation/correspondence in different format such as braille or large print, please contact the Resourcing Team on 01634 332878.

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