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Social worker

  • Job reference: DH0911
  • Location: Chatham, Kent
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified Social Work
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Job description: Medway council are recruiting for a Permanent Fostering Social worker

To 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. (This will be dependent upon the complexities of the cases and the post qualification experience of the social worker).

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

To assess, plan, use evidence based analytical practice to implement and evaluate safeguarding measures to ensure all children are given the opportunity to reach their full potential.

To work to a structured time management practice; submitting reports, assessments and plans within regulated timescales.

To maintain accurate written and computerised records, in accordance with agreed procedures and in order to meet legislative responsibilities.

To co-ordinate, and take a lead role in multi-professional/ agency groups and other professional meetings.

To adhere to and uphold the codes of conduct set out by Medway Council and Social Work England.

To be competent in all areas of the PCF at Social Worker level and The Knowledge and Skills Statement (KSS) for approved child and family practitioners.

if you are interested in this role please email me your CV to Delanie.heyes@servicecare.org.uk