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Social Worker - Fostering
  • Employer: Medway Council
  • Reference: CSC231RJ
  • Published: Sat 27/03/2021, 0:05 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 11/04/2021, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours, Part Time
  • Hours: 18.5 hours per week
  • Salary: Up to £36,470 per annum
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Chatham, Kent, Kent

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Social Worker - Fostering

An opportunity has arisen for a social worker to join the fostering service on a part time basis. It is an exciting time to join the fostering service which is expanding and changing. You will join a team with a strong commitment to ensuring carers have good levels of support to parent therapeutically. 

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 a social worker in our Fostering Team you will work with children and families in a variety of diverse and complex contexts. You will contribute to the delivery of a highly effective Children’s Social Care Service, taking responsibility for working and managing a caseload within a framework of appropriate supervision. 

You will work with foster carers, children and families to support vulnerable service users ensuring the needs of the child remain paramount.

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

For further details on the role please contact Amanda Steer, Team Manager 01634 337396 or Adriana Ferdean, Senior Practitioner 01634 335611 or email

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


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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 

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

Please note that in accordance with current COVID-19 Government guidelines, in regards to social distancing, all interviews are likely to be held virtually via Microsoft Teams.  Full details on how this will work will be sent to you, if your application is successfully shortlisted.