Designated SW – HMP Cookham Wood

  • Medway

Tempest QSW

South East,

Full Time

Medway Council is looking for an experienced Perm social worker to join the Designated Social Work team at HMP YOI Cookham Wood.

The successful Social Worker will be based at HMP YOI Cookham Wood, Youth Offending Institute in Rochester. The Prison is an HMPS establishment and has a capacity for 188 children. The population of children are male, aged 15-18 years. Children are placed on remand or serving custodial sentences.

Children’s social workers selected for this post will have specialist professional knowledge and experience in safeguarding, child protection and children in care. Along with a commitment to advocate for children in custody and to support those tasked with caring for children in a secure setting to understand their needs.

This role attracts a salary of up to £39,928 with a retention payment of £2000 payable after 2 years’ service.

Tempest Resourcing are one of the largest Social Care agencies in the UK and are able to provide quality candidates to more Local Authorities than any other agency. As a tier 1 supplier to a large proportion of council's in the UK we're best placed to find yours or your friends next opportunity. Please get in touch for more information or for a confidential conversation about your career options.

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Job Information

  • Role: Designated SW - HMP Cookham Wood
  • Role Type: Child Services
  • Region: South East
  • Location: Medway
  • Phase: Children LAC
  • Hours: Full Time
  • Status: Open
  • IR35 Status: Inside IR35
  • Reference: TR030919

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