Qualified Social Worker - Child Protection

Role: Social Worker Location: Kent Type: Permanent Ref: 577

Job Description

Social Worker - Child Protection - Kent

Role:  Social Worker
Location:  Kent
Team:  Child Protection
Pay:  Up to £40,000 per annum
Contract:  Full Time (Permanent)

Our Local Authority client in Kent is currently looking for a Social Worker to join their Child protection services in Children’s Safeguarding Services. 

There is an incentive scheme in place to increase salary packages within the region of up to £39,928 per annum.
As a Qualified Social Worker on the Child Protection team in Kent, you will need to have at least 1 year post qualifying experience in a similar team or have completed an ASYE.

To be considered as a Social Worker for this role in Kent you will also need:

HCPC Registration
Social Work Qualification
Recent DBS Check

Duties include but not limited to:

  • Manage a high and diverse number of cases within the parameters of agreed policies and practices.
  • Safeguard and promote the welfare of children and meet their individual needs.
  • Work in partnership with a MDTs to identify, evaluate and review care plans to produce positive outcomes for children and their adoptive and foster families.
  • Assist the Senior Practitioner and other colleagues in identifying, planning and delivering its core tasks.
  • Regularly update case notes and records, reports, plans and assessments so that information and planning for the children is the most relevant and current.
  • Maintain an awareness of changes in child development
  • Regularly review the progress and implementation of children’s plans
  • Prepare applications for submission to Family Courts and represent the County Council’s Children & Families Service as and when required
  • Keep up to date with research findings, theoretical models and innovative practice within the social work field.

As an agency, Sheldon Phillips will provide you with:

A dedicated Recruitment Consultant to support your job search
Market leading rates of pay

If you are interested in the role as a Qualified Social Worker within a Child Protection team in Kent, contact Fred Thomas on 01635 226350.

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