Kent County Council

  • Kings Hill, UK
21 Jun, 2024
Kent County Council Kings Hill ME19, UK
Role Responsibility Kent County Councils Strengthening Independence Service is recognised for the outstanding support provided by its Practitioners whose care and commitment shines through their work (Ofsted 2022).An opportunity has arisen for a full-time Social Work Assistant in the West Kent Disabled Childrens Team 2 within the Strengthening Independence Service. The team has been in place for over six years now and this is an exciting time to join a growing and dynamic team as we build and consolidate good practice in this area of social work. You will be involved in assessing the needs of disabled children and young people aged between 0 and 18. Our team consists of Social Workers, Senior Practitioners and Social Work Assistants and you will be required to support the role of the Social Workers within the team and also to have an allocated caseload yourself.You will be required to work closely with our colleagues in the Disabled Young Peoples Social Work teams and other key...
21 Jun, 2024
Kent County Council Gravesend, UK
Role Responsibility We are recruiting Experienced Social Workers in the Gravesend Community Team.KCC operate in a hybrid model of office-based working and working from home to meet the needs of the service.£3000 Golden Hello payment to all new joiners (subject to criteria) and service related payments following continuous service.About UsThis is an exciting opportunity to join our community teams across Kent as we enhance our locality working practice and put the person and good practice at the heart of what we do.We work with adults with a range of care and support needs placing individuals at the centre of their support. You will undertake work of varying levels of complexity including, Care Act Assessments, Mental Capacity Act (MCA) Assessments, Court of Protection applications and s42 safeguarding enquiries.Our social care interventions are structured around the three pillars of excellent practice, exceptional innovation, and meaningful measures. Therefore, our work is...
21 Jun, 2024
Kent County Council Kent, UK
Role Responsibility Looking to develop your best practice?We are the right team, at the right time and in the right place.About youProfessionally registered with a degree in social work CQSW, DipSW or equivalent you will have a variety of post-qualification experience of working with children and families. Your experience should cover systemic practice, and you will need an in-depth understanding of legislative and policy frameworks.Along with a willingness to learn and develop as a practitioner, being a team player is essential in any social work team. You will build relationships with colleagues, as well as statutory, voluntary and private sector agencies.If you share this vision of excellent Social Work practice, we want to hear from you.RewardsIn return for helping us achieve our aims, there is a strong commitment to supporting your professional development. As a qualified Social Worker we know that you want to make a difference and working at Kent County Council you will be...
21 Jun, 2024
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Role Responsibility We are recruiting Social Workerswith a range of different skills and experience.These full-time permanent roles are available in our Sandwich or Dover Community Teams. We operate in a hybrid model of office-based working and working from home to meet the needs of the service.£3000 Golden Hello payment to all new joiners (subject to criteria) and service related payments following continuous service.About UsThis is an exciting opportunity to join our community teams across Kent as we enhance our locality working practice and put the person and good practice at the heart of what we do.We work with adults with a range of care and support needs placing individuals at the centre of their support. You will undertake work of varying levels of complexity including, Care Act Assessments, Mental Capacity Act (MCA) Assessments, Court of Protection applications and s42 safeguarding enquiries.Our social care interventions are structured around the three pillars of excellent...
21 Jun, 2024
Kent County Council Tonbridge, UK
Role Responsibility Do you want to work in an Outstanding Local Authority? Ofsted have recently awarded Kent with an Outstanding rating in recognition of the service we provide to our children. Ofsted were impressed with the Adolescent Service responses and support to children at risk of contextualised harm. We are now looking for social workers who can lend their skills and experience to help us build on our successes.The Integrated Adolescent Service recognises that adolescents should be given a bespoke offer of support. We want professionals capable of bringing understanding and emotional intelligence to everything they do. The service promotes a practice philosophy which seeks to empower young people and their families, building on individual strengths, and helping them to develop strategies which support them to understand, manage and respond to the difficulties they face.Our practitioners need to be resilient and persistent; be solution-focussed; look past challenging...
21 Jun, 2024
Kent County Council Ashford, UK
Role Responsibility Are you looking for a social work job focused on young people and with opportunities for professional development?Kent offer a competitive basic salary between £32,933 and £43,592 dependant on your experience.Kent County Councils Unaccompanied Asylum-Seeking (UAS) Childrens Service provides accommodation and support to newly arrived unaccompanied asylum-seeking children in Kent. The Service leads on social work practice with unaccompanied asylum-seeking children in Kent, which Ofsted recognises as Outstanding. The Service is developing as a centre of excellence for social work practice nationally and we are seeking passionate Social Workers to join us on this journey.This is an exciting opportunity for qualified Social Workers to join the Services social work teams that respond to children when they first arrive at Dover. These teams complete initial assessments with children before placing them in local authority accommodation. The nature of the work requires...
21 Jun, 2024
Kent County Council Tonbridge, UK
Role Responsibility Are you hardworking, committed, and passionate about helping young people and their families? Do you want to work in an Outstanding Local Authority? Ofsted have recently awarded Kent with an Outstanding rating in recognition of the service we provide to our children. Ofsted were impressed with the Adolescent Service responses and support to children at risk of contextualised harm.The Integrated Adolescent Service recognises that adolescents should be given a bespoke offer of support. Many of the young people we work with have experienced developmental trauma and disrupted attachments, resulting in them being vulnerable to extra familial harm.We want professionals capable of bringing understanding and emotional intelligence to everything they do. The service promotes a practice philosophy which seeks to develop a secure trusting relationship to empower young people and their families, building on individual strengths, and helping them to develop strategies which...
21 Jun, 2024
Kent County Council Margate, UK
Role Responsibility This is an exciting opportunity to join the Short-Term Pathways Team in East Kent. We are a friendly, dynamic, and supportive team which promotes professional development. The team works alongside adults who have had a hospital stay or period of short-term care and are now planning for how to meet their future care and support needs. As a team we work collaborativelywith health and other partner agencies and focus on promoting a persons independence. We are proud of the high standard of service we provide to those we work with at their most vulnerable times. We are looking for motivated professionals who are committed to embrace new ways of working, to help further shape our services. As a social worker in this team you will be working with people over the age of 18 with a diverse range of care and support needs. You will manage a caseload requiring complex assessment and creative care and support planning. Up to date registration with appropriate professional...
21 Jun, 2024
Kent County Council Kent, UK
Role Responsibility Looking to progress and expand your social work best practice?We are the right team, at the right time and in the right place. About youProfessionally registered with a degree in social work CQSW, DipSW or equivalent you will have a variety of post-qualification experience of working with children and families. Your experience should cover systemic practice, and you will need an in-depth understanding of legislative and policy frameworks.Along with a willingness to learn and develop as a practitioner, being a team player is essential in any social work team. You will build relationships with colleagues, as well as statutory, voluntary and private sector agencies.If you share this vision of excellent Social Work practice, we want to hear from you.RewardsIn return for helping us achieve our aims, there is a strong commitment to supporting your professional development. As a qualified Social Worker we know that you want to make a difference and working at Kent...
21 Jun, 2024
Kent County Council Maidstone, UK
Role Responsibility We are recruiting an experienced Social Worker to join an Adoption Support Team within Adoption Partnership South East. This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of this Regional Adoption Agency which provides adoption services on behalf of the London Borough of Bexley, Kent County Council and Medway Council. The multidisciplinary adoption support service aims to ensure that adoptive families receive layers of adoption support tailored to the families changing needs throughout their adoption journey. Our social work teams assess the support needs of our adoptive families, provide support intervention to families, work alongside multi-professional networks including education, social care, and early help teams, etc and help to deliver therapeutic workshops and courses to parents. We are a busy service, and the role is varied to support the differing needs of our adoptive families.Within this role, the successful candidate will need to have excellent assessment...
21 Jun, 2024
Kent County Council Maidstone, UK
Role Responsibility Do you want to be instrumental in delivering a service that will make a difference to the lives of some of our most vulnerable children and care experienced young adults? Do you want to be part of a team that helps foster learning and reflection, promotes workforce development and celebrates good practice. If you do, this is an exciting opportunity to join and support the Principal Social Worker (PSW) Team within Childrens Services. The PSW team are instrumental in ensuring there is Safeguarding, Quality Assurance and Professionals Standards within the childrens workforce across the County. This is to ensure Childrens Services remain responsive and adaptable to protect, support and promote the welfare of children and young people. The PSW team engage with practitioners and consider children and families views to inform the development and delivery of high-quality integrated childrens practice and embed the Kent Practice Framework. They work closely with Kent...
21 Jun, 2024
Kent County Council Gravesend, UK
Role Responsibility We are recruiting a Senior Social Worker with a range of different skills and experience within the Dartford Community Team.KCC operate in a hybrid model of office-based working (Gravesend) and working from home to meet the needs of the service.£3000 Golden Hello payment to all new joiners (subject to criteria) and service related payments following continuous service.About UsThis is an exciting opportunity to join our community teams across Kent as we enhance our locality working practice and put the person and good practice at the heart of what we do.We work with adults with a range of care and support needs placing individuals at the centre of their support. You will undertake work of varying levels of complexity including, Care Act Assessments, Mental Capacity Act (MCA) Assessments, Court of Protection applications and s42 safeguarding enquiries.Our social care interventions are structured around the three pillars of excellent practice, exceptional...