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Social Worker

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

Role Responsibility

If you are a registered Social Worker, then we would love to hear from you.  We are offering an excellent opportunity to join a friendly, dynamic and supportive team which promotes professional development.

As a Social Worker working with people over the age of 18 with a wide range of disabilities, you will manage a caseload requiring assessment, review and on-going support to make a real difference in achieving improved outcomes and leading to independent living for the service user.

Occasionally you will be expected to work outside normal office hours and at weekends to optimise support to service users and provide a responsive, seamless and multi-disciplinary approach. (This is currently suspended due to Covid).

The ability to travel across a wide geographical area in a timely and flexible manner at various times of the day is essential. You should note that public transport is rarely a viable option as some rural areas of Kent often have limited public transport.

This post is based at Avenue of Remembrance, Sittingbourne.

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.

This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure application to the Disclosure and Barring service and registration as a qualified Social Worker with Social Work England.

Our offer

  • Full induction and comprehensive professional learning and development
  • Annual leave allowance of 27 to 30 days depending on grade and experience.
  • Golden Hello of £2,000 One-off payment on starting employment subject to criteria

Interviews will take place on the 1 October via video conferencing.

Contact Details

This is an exciting time to join us and informal discussions prior to interview are welcomed from people who share our values and are ready to be part of our exciting journey.

Please contact Linda Strong, Team Manager, on 03000 414689 to arrange a discussion.

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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