Service Care Solutions Ltd
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Social Worker

Medway Council are recruiting for a Social worker to join the Children in Care Team

To provide a high quality and effective professional casework service, taking responsibility for working and managing a caseload within a framework of appropriate supervision, dependent upon the complexities of these cases and the social worker's experience.



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

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.

ACCOUNTABILITIES

Manage a caseload within a framework of appropriate reflective supervision, undertaking focused, analytical assessments, SMART care plans and reviews that have clear objectives and outcome measures in order to ensure that all looked after children receive a service that reflects the Council's commitment to achieving positive outcomes for our looked after children.


Demonstrate and model good practice that reflects a commitment to relationship and strengths based practice, working collaboratively with children and their families.

Work directly with children and young people to establish their lived experiences, wishes and feelings, using a variety of techniques, as required.

To work with children and families in a variety of diverse and complex contexts, such as mental ill health, disability, substance misuse, domestic abuse, sexual and criminal exploitation, radicalisation, poverty, discrimination, and immigration.

Consistently use the Signs of Safety practice model in assessments and interventions with looked after children, their families and their carers.

Demonstrate the ability to collaboratively engage and develop quality Life-story work with all Looked After Children so they have a good understanding of their family and their story both in care and before care.

if you're interested in this role please email me your Cv to delanie.heyes@servicecare.org.uk or call 01772 208964