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Social Worker - Children's Subject Access Request Team

  • Salary: £28 - £30 per hour + office based role
  • Location: Medway, Kent
  • Date posted: 24-01-2019
  • Sector: Social Work
  • Job type: Contract
  • Job reference: HQ00004870_1548327240

Social Worker - Subject Access Request Team

Medway Council are looking for an experienced Social Worker to deal with subject access requests under GDPR legislation within the authority. This is an extremely interesting office-based role, still within Children Services however not directly working with children and families. The role would be dealing with information requests from partner agencies such as the police, schools etc regarding children in care, and making sure the correct processes are followed regarding safeguarding the information sent. It is the perfect role for anybody with a strong child protection background still wanting to help with the safeguarding of children, but outside of direct family working and out of a court environment. Easily access via over ground rail, you can also access via the M20, M25 and M2.

What are the requirements?

  • 2 Years Post Qualifying experience
  • HCPC registration

What sets you apart from the crowd?

  • Previous experience with Subject Access Requests (SAR) or other access to records / information work such as adoption records etc
  • Strong understanding of the Data Protection Act
  • Proven track record of working within the framework of the 1989 Children's Act
  • Broad Children's services experience, especially with Child Protection and Safeguarding

What do you get?

  • Great work life balance with a 9-5 office based working environment
  • Be a fully supported and supervised member within the team with excellent team structure
  • Highly competitive pay rates based on the surrounding authorities offering up to £30 ph dependant on experience and interview.
  • Nurturing Authority who like to develop people within their teams

Why Charles Hunter Associates?

  • You will work with your own dedicated consultant whose main concern is your career, and consultants that have sector knowledge and experience
  • Referral Bonus Scheme of £250 if you refer a "friend" or "colleague" looking for work

If you are interested in this application and wish to apply please follow the application instructions stated on the website, or alternatively you can contact Charles Hunter Associates directly and speak to Brian Allbrighton 0118 948 5555 / 07384 466 396.