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  • Job reference: DH199
  • Location: Chatham, Kent
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified Social Work
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Job description: Medway Council are seeking an experienced Auditor to join our Children's Quality Assurance team.

It is an exciting and innovative time to be joining Medway. We are currently supporting and investing in our staff to become a Signs of Safety Authority this will facilitate practice development to better support the children, young people and families in Medway. We are therefore looking for qualified and experienced practitioners whom are passionate about social work practice to work in Medway at the beginning of this exciting journey.

Reporting to the Quality Assurance Manager, you will take a proactive approach to quality assurance, undertaking audits, preparing quantitative and qualitative research and reporting on findings in order to ensure that the quality of work across the organisation is improved.

As a registered social worker with Social Work England you will have post qualifying social work experience and comprehensive knowledge of relevant legislation, practice theory and research. An ability to build strong working relationships is essential and knowledge of Signs of Safety is desirable.

The Quality Assurance team sits within the Medway Safeguarding and Quality Assurance Service. We are committed to creating a culture of continuous learning and development within Medway Children's Services.

In return for your commitment, Medway is proud to offer an excellent benefits package including -

Retention Payment of £3,000 per annum
Career progression scheme to support your continuous professional development
Essential User Allowance with option to transfer to Lease Car following completion of probationary period
Free car parking
Access to a Surface Pro and mobile phone, to support flexible working
Relocation allowance of up to £8,000
Access to a comprehensive training programme

Benefits of working with Service care solutions

Free Payroll Service*
SCS will fund the £9 a week fee via ARCH Umbrella company! if you secure a Qualified Social worker role.
Candidate Referral Bonus
SCS offer £250 for every Qualified Social Worker you refer over to us!
(£150 after 6 weeks in the assignment and £100 after completing 12 weeks)

Find your own job bonus
SCS will offer £150 to Qualified Social Workers sourcing their own job and referring it to the agency you must be placed in the role for 4weeks before payment can be made!

Permanent Qualified Social Worker Bonus*
If you are placed in to a permanent position by SCS we will pay £250 after you have completed 12 weeks in the role!

Subsidised training
SCS will pay up to £250 each year to help with your Continuing Professional Development

Loyalty Reward Scheme
SCS will pay a "Thank you" bonus to Qualified Social Workers after each 12-month period they complete with SCS.

If you are interested in the role, or know of anyone who may be, please contact Delanie Heyes at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208964 or email