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Social Worker First Response Team

  • Job reference: JN FRSW
  • Location: Medway, Kent
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified Social Work
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Job description: Service Care Solutions are currently recruiting for an Advanced / Senior Practitioner Social to join the Children and Families First Response team with Medway Council.

As the Senior Practitioner you will be working directly with social workers, practice educators and teams in Children's Services to improve the quality of social work through developing, maintaining and championing expertise in specific areas of social work practice.


This is an exciting opportunity and the role will include:

*To prepare 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 set timescales.

*To contribute to the progression of the relevant performance plans and targets
*To monitor use of resources to promote maximum results

*To model good practice that reflects a value based approach to working with children and their families and is child-centred

*To work in partnership with service users, to undertake focused, analytical assessments, plans and reviews that have clear objectives and outcome measures

*To work directly with children and young people to establish their wishes and feelings, using a variety of techniques, as required


This great opportunity with a very structured and dedicated Team with the possibility of a long term contract. There is also a competitive salary available and ongoing training towards your career.

For this position you must have:
*a degree or masters in Social Work (or any other recognised equivalent qualification)
*HCPC registration
*2+ Years' experience in Local Authority services.
*Car Driver with use of a vehicle.

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.



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
*An extensive and exclusive range of Social Work vacancies across the UK
*Nationwide provider Social Work staff to over 200 local authorities.
*Payroll service twice a week
*Ltd and PAYE payment options available
*Frequent notifications for upcoming opportunities via text and email
*Loyalty schemes / bonuses
*Disclosures provided via fast track online services free of charge


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.