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Medway Council - Social Worker - Adolescent Team

Medway Council - Social Worker - Adolescent Team

  • Location

    Medway, Kent

  • Sector:

    Social Care

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £35000 - £36109 per annum

  • Contact:

    Mikeala Osborn

  • Contact email:

    Mikeala@remedymedical.co.uk

  • Salary high:

    36109

  • Salary low:

    35000

  • Job ref:

    MIKEALA_1603463485

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    Ongoing

  • Expiry date:

    2020-11-22

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Our client, Medway Council is looking for a Social Worker to join their Adolescent Team.

To provide statutory assessments and interventions in relation to vulnerable young people aged between 11-17 or those under 11 who are caught up in contextual safeguarding who may present to one or more services as needing help, support or protection. To support young people who present as being on the edge of care who are likely to require a period of intensive intervention and ongoing support for as long as it is required.

To work closely with colleagues from Youth Services, Early Help, Housing and with partners from the Police, Health, Education.

To comply with legislation, statutory guidance and local policies and procedures.

To be competent in all areas of the PCF at Social Worker level and The Knowledge and Skills Statement (KSS) for approved child and family practitioners.

Key Accountabilities

Manage a caseload within a framework of appropriate reflective supervision, undertaking focused, analytical assessments, SMART plans and reviews that have clear objectives and outcome measures in order to ensure that all vulnerable children receive a service that reflects the Council's commitment to safeguarding and putting the needs of individual children first.

Demonstrate and model good practice that reflects a commitment to relationship and strengths based practice, working collaboratively with children, young people and their families.

Work directly with children and young people to establish their wishes and feelings, using a variety of techniques, as required.

Use the Signs of Safety practice model in assessments and interventions with children and their families.

You will need to be:

Social work england registered
Eligible to work in the UK
Atleast 1 year post qualifying experience

If you do not have the required experience, you will not be contacted.

Why Choose Remedy?

Competitive pay rates
Access to exclusive roles that aren't available from other agencies
1st tier agency
Up to £250 for each social work professional you refer to us who we place*

If you are interested and would like to find out more please apply to this advert with a copy of your updated CV. Alternatively, please send your CV directly