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Social Worker (Experienced level) - Children's Social Work Teams
  • Employer: Medway Council
  • Reference: CSC425RJ
  • Published: Fri 08/10/2021, 11:25 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 31/10/2021, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: Up to £42,428 per annum inclusive of market premia
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Chatham, Kent, Kent

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Social Worker (Experienced level) - Children's Social Work Teams

Our Children's Social Work team is currently recruiting experienced social workers to join their team. You’ll be part of a close-knit team, where you’ll be given the time and support to best help children and young people in Medway.  

In return for your commitment, we are proud to offer an excellent benefits package including a market premia payment of £2500 per annum (paid in 12 equal payments) and a retention payment of £3000 per annum (paid after 1 years’ continuous service with Medway).

This is a perfect opportunity for an established social worker to flourish in a local authority and we’re keen to develop your skills to the fullest. If you’re ambitious and looking for your next career step, we offer an accessible and supportive pathway into management roles.

About you

You will hold a degree in Social Work, be registered with Social Work England and have a minimum of two years post qualifying experience.

A driving licence and access to a vehicle for work purposes is essential.

For an informal discussion please contact Ingrid Crisan, Head of Service for Children’s Social Work Team on 01634 331505.

To apply

Please follow the Jobs Go Public application link or alternatively email your cv with a covering letter to quoting CSC3425RJ.


Applications will be reviewed as soon as you apply.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to interviewed via Microsoft Teams.

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


Important Information

Please note that all recruitment correspondence, including interview letters and contracts of employment will usually be sent out via email, if you require documentation/correspondence in hard copy format, please contact the Children's Services Recruitment Team on 01634 332878 (option 1) or email

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We reserve the right to close this vacancy at any time prior to the closing date.