Social worker vacancies

Can you provide a top-class service to adults with a learning disability in Kent?

Are you committed to ensuring that every user of our services is safeguarded and supported to achieve their best outcomes?

Social Workers in the 26+ Team undertake complex casework, for example the Mental Capacity (MCA) Assessment, Court of Protection applications and s42 safeguarding enquiries. You will support people to take positive risk whilst aiming for the least restrictive interventions. Working collaboratively with our service providers and stakeholders, and taking a strength-based approach, you will undertake complex assessments, support individuals to set personal goals and outcomes, and review their effectiveness. Putting the person’s wishes at the heart of every decision, you will explore the community and commissioned services that will best meet their eligible needs, working within budget to make the best use of resources.

Our offer

  • Salary £28,925 (for AYSE) - £38,913 (for experienced practitioners)
  • £3,000 retention payment for employees working in Dartford, Gravesham and Swanley
  • An enhancement for contributing to out of hours working in the approved mental health professional (AMHP) service
  • Relocation packages up to a maximum of £8,000
  • Full induction and comprehensive professional learning and development
  • Starting annual leave allowance of 27 - 30 days
  • A minimum of 5 days training each year
  • Excellent local government pension scheme

Market premium payments

  • £3,000 golden hello
  • £3,000 retention payment for employees working in Dartford, Gravesham and Swanley

Vacancies

There are currently no vacancies.

Contact our dedicated recruitment team on 03000 41 11 18 or email socialcarerecruitment@kent.gov.uk.