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Medway Council - Social Worker - Childrens

Medway Council - Social Worker - Childrens

  • Location

    Medway, Kent

  • Sector:

    Social Care

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £37000 - £39532 per annum

  • Contact:

    Mikeala Osborn

  • Contact email:

    Mikeala@remedymedical.co.uk

  • Salary high:

    39532

  • Salary low:

    37000

  • Job ref:

    MIKEALA_1603463757

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    Ongoing

  • Expiry date:

    2020-11-22

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Our client, Medway Council is looking for an experienced Social Worker to join their Childrens team.

To provide a high quality and effective professional casework service, taking responsibility for working and managing a caseload within a framework of appropriate supervision, dependent upon the complexities of these cases and the social worker's experience.

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 accountabilites:

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 lived experiences, wishes and feelings, using a variety of techniques, as required.

Maintain accurate and up to date records in line with Data Protection legislation (GDPR) and use Medway Council's specific recording systems to promote effective case management.

Prepare clear, structured and concise reports for meetings, i.e. Child Protection Conferences, strategy meetings, Looked After Children Reviews, Children in Need meetings, and court proceedings as necessary, to the required standard and within the prescribed timescales.

Consistently 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