Experienced Social Worker


Job Summary

Guardian is currently offering Experienced Social Worker position for qualified individuals who are willing to work Full Time at their office in Chatham, England, UK Be sure to check job specifications carefully before proceeding.

Job Title: Experienced Social Worker
Company Name: Guardian
Job Location: Chatham, England, UK
Job Type: Full Time
Job Category: Guardian
Job Link Expiry: 2023-04-15
Posted on: Jobstrea.xyz

Job Details:

About the job


We have opportunities for Experienced Social Workers to join the following teams in Medway:

  • Children’s Social Work team
  • Assessment team
  • Children in Care team

Our vision and values put children at the heart of everything we do. As an experienced social worker, you will manage a caseload within a framework of appropriate reflective supervision, working with children, young people and their families. You will also be expected to use the Signs of Safety practice model in assessments and interventions with families.

Our team structures are designed to ensure there is the right level of support available to staff. Each team consists of a Team Manager, Senior Practitioner, 4 Social Workers and a Family Support Worker. There is also dedicated administrative support.

We offer an excellent recruitment package, manageable workloads, and opportunities to access a range of professional development and support.

In addition to the basic salary, we are proud to offer an excellent benefits package including –

  • An annual market allowance of £5,500 per annum (payable in monthly payments)
  • A retention payment of £3,000. This is a fixed sum payable in April each year, following one years’ service in Medway.
  • Essential Car user allowance with option to apply for a lease car after six months.
  • Hybrid working – enabling you to work from home/office (minimum of 2 days per week will be required in the office). Roles in Assessment will also require you to be office based during duty week.
  • Relocation package of up to £8,000

About You

  • You will hold a degree in Social Work – CQSW, DipSW or equivalent and be registered with Social Work England.
  • You will have successfully completed your ASYE and have 2 years’ experience of working with children and families.
  • You will have a full driving licence and access to a vehicle for work purposes.

To Apply

To apply, please visit our website via the button below.

For an informal chat about this role, please email [email protected] with your name, number and details of which team is of interest and a social work manager will give you a call.

Applications will be reviewed weekly and shortlisted candidates invited to interview remotely via Microsoft Teams.

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

This position is subject to an Enhanced Children’s DBS Check.

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