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Children Social Worker - Sittingbourne - Kent - CIN - LAC - CP

  • Job reference: JN KENT
  • Location: Kent
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified Social Work
Job description: QUALIFIED SOCIAL WORKER
Children In Care Team
Kent County Council - Sittingbourne

Service Care Solutions are currently recruiting for a Qualified Social Worker to work within a local authority Children Services - Children In Care Team


Job Description.

*The caseload will be managed within the relevant framework of supervision dependent on the complexity of the case and post qualification experience of the post holder but all cases will involve difficult and distressing situations.
*Contribute to and review the development of ongoing initiatives to achieve a more effective use of resources within Children & Families Services.
*Initiate and develop close working partnerships with statutory agencies, voluntary and private sector agencies, carers and those with parental responsibility in order to facilitate effective service delivery
*Inform advise, counsel and support clients and carers, individually and in group settings, to relieve stress and modify attitudes of behaviour to meet the needs of the client.
*Ensure that information systems, e.g. CAFIS, and client records are effectively maintained to provide up-to-date and accurate information, upon which decisions affecting service delivery can be made.
*The caseload will be managed within the relevant framework of supervision dependent on the complexity of the case and post qualification experience of the post holder but all cases will involve difficult and distressing situations.





This great opportunity with a very structured and dedicated Team with the possibility of a long term contract. There is also an excellent rate of pay and flexible working hours.

For this position you must have:
*a degree or masters in Social Work (or any other recognised equivalent qualification)
*HCPC registration


Working with Service Care Solutions offers many benefits including:
*A specialist consultant within an experienced Social Work recruitment team
*Consistently excellent rates of pay
*An extensive range of Social Work vacancies across the UK
*Payroll service twice a week

If you are interested in applying for this role or if you would like information about any roles in your area please call John at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208964 or email john.neary@servicecare.org.uk

Service Care Solutions also offers a £250 referral bonus! So if you know anyone who would be perfect for this role and they are placed into work you receive £250 once their probationary period has been completed.