Senior Practitioner Children’s Social Worker

We are offering up to £44,218+ £3,000 market premia + £3,000 retention payment paid annually after 1 years’ service.

MAIN PURPOSE OF JOB

Safeguard and promote the wellbeing of vulnerable children and young people through the provision of high quality social work practice, supporting them to achieve their full potential, living within their family if safe to do so.

Participate in effective partnership working and engagement and to work collaboratively with a range of organisations, statutory and voluntary in delivering services to children and young people.

To comply with legislation, statutory guidance and local policies and procedures

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

ACCOUNTABILITIES TO CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE 

The children and young people of Medway have said the following qualities are really important to them:

– Be a good listener

– Be non-judgemental

– Be consistent and Stable

– Be contactable

– Understand me

– Be honest

– Be Focused

– Be realistic

– Be a good timekeeper

– Be resourceful in your approach

Be ambitious for young people and promote others to share the same drive.

Champion Children and Young People’s views and rights in everything you do.

Ensure Children and Young People’s voices are listened to and acted upon.

‘Do what you say and say what you do’.

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