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Social Worker (Experienced level) - Assessment Team
  • Employer: Medway Council
  • Reference: CSC189RJ
  • Published: Tue 02/02/2021, 12:50 PM
  • Closing on: Wed 24/02/2021, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: Up to £42,032 per annum inclusive of market premia
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Chatham, Kent, Kent

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Social Worker (Experienced level) - Assessment Team

This is an exciting time to join our Assessment team as an experienced social worker and be part of our improvement journey in Children’s Services.

You will have a varied and manageable caseload that provides you the opportunity to work proactively with children and families using the Signs of Safety practice model, supporting vulnerable children in need, children in need of protection and those subject to Public Law Outline (PLO).

As a registered social worker with 2 years’ post qualifying experience you will be motivated, committed and passionate about making a difference to the lives of children, young people and families. You will be able to build effective relationships, demonstrate strong assessment and analysis skills and work effectively as part of a team.

In return for your commitment, we are proud to offer an excellent benefits package including a market premia payment of £2,500 per annum (paid in 12 equal payments) and a retention payment of £3,000 per annum (paid after 1 years’ continuous service with Medway).

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


Interested?  Click here to apply.



Your application 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.

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


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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 332211 or email 

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