Social Worker - Child Protection - Kent Role: Social Worker Location: Kent Team: Child Protection Pay: Up to £40,000 per annum Contract: Full Time (Permanent) Our Local Authority client in Kent is currently looking for a Social Worker to join their Child protection services in Children’s Safeguarding Services. There is an incentive scheme in place to increase salary packages within the region of up to £39,928 per annum. As a Qualified Social Worker on the Child Protection team in Kent, you will need to have at least 1 year post qualifying experience in a similar team or have completed an ASYE. To be considered as a Social Worker for this role in Kent you will also need: HCPC Registration Social Work Qualification Recent DBS Check Duties include but not limited to: Manage a high and diverse number of cases within the parameters of agreed policies and practices. Safeguard and promote the welfare of children and meet their individual needs. Work in partnership with a MDTs to identify, evaluate and review care plans to produce positive outcomes for children and their adoptive and foster families. Assist the Senior Practitioner and other colleagues in identifying, planning and delivering its core tasks. Regularly update case notes and records, reports, plans and assessments so that information and planning for the children is the most relevant and current. Maintain an awareness of changes in child development Regularly review the progress and implementation of children’s plans Prepare applications for submission to Family Courts and represent the County Council’s Children & Families Service as and when required Keep up to date with research findings, theoretical models and innovative practice within the social work field. As an agency, Sheldon Phillips will provide you with: A dedicated Recruitment Consultant to support your job search Market leading rates of pay If you are interested in the role as a Qualified Social Worker within a Child Protection team in Kent, contact Fred Thomas on 01635 226350.