As part of our team, you will enjoy an attractive benefits package and training opportunities to help you achieve your full potential.

Competitive pay

We offer a comprehensive pay and benefits package to social workers in recognition of their skills, knowledge, and expertise.

Annual leave

A minimum of 27 days annual leave increasing to 30 days annual leave after 5 years’ continuous local government service.

Care First

A confidential employee support programme. It provides a self-referral staff counselling service, advice and information for all employees, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Relocation expenses

Up to £8,000 relocation expenses available to new staff who accept a permanent position with Medway (eligibility criteria applies).

Bicycle loan scheme

Up to £1,000 interest-free loan to buy a bicycle up to the value of £1,000.

Rail season ticket loan

Up to £2,000 interest-free loan to buy an annual train season ticket.

High street discounts

Take advantage of a range of discounts available at stores, restaurants, leisure facilities and more.

Agile working

Providing you with the ability to be more flexible, improve your IT experience and reduce your travelling time.


All social workers will be provided with a mobile phone and a Microsoft Surface Pro.