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Social Worker Assistant - Children's Services Team

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Role Responsibility

There is a vacancy in the dynamic, vibrant Children Social Work Services Team in Dover.  This is an opportunity to join a successful team lead by an exceptionally supportive Team Manager where you have an opportunity to make a real difference to the children we look after. 

As a Social Worker Assistant you will be working to support and deliver social work to the children and families that we engage with, in line with statutory requirements, directorate policy and national legislation. This includes informing & assisting Social Workers in completing assessments and care plan recommendations, alongside support work for and with individual young people.

This is a service that prides itself of engagement and participation with children and includes a calendar of events all year where we come together as staff with our children to have fun and enrich their care experience.  You will have excellent support to develop and reach your potential. 

We are looking for a candidate that is flexible, a good communicator, able to produce written reports to a high standard, work well with partner agencies and who has a passion for providing an outstanding service to the children we are responsible for as their parent. 

This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure application to the Disclosure and Barring service.

This post is considered by KCC to be a customer-facing position. The Council therefore has a statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) to ensure that post holders have a command of spoken English/Welsh sufficient for the effective performance of the job requirements. The appropriate standards are set out in the Job Description/Person Specification.

Contact Details

For further information regarding this role, please contact:

Samantha Walsh | Email:

Kayleigh Elford | Email:>


About the Company

KCC is committed to building a workforce which reflects the diversity of the county's working residents, encouraging applications from people of all ages, abilities, genders, sexual orientations, ethnic backgrounds and faiths, and aspires to create an inclusive workplace where everyone can be themselves at work.

Please note – if you are interested, please apply as soon as possible as the closing date for this advert may be earlier than stated should a number of suitably qualified candidates apply.

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