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Senior Social Worker (Restore Networker) - Full-time

Oasis Restore, Rochester

  • Ref:MED887-4007-28S
  • Posted:19/02/2024
  • Pay:£47,185 to £52,074 + Local Government Pension
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:22/03/2024 at 15:00
  • Interviews:03/04/2024


Oasis Restore represents a revolution in youth justice: an opportunity for children within the criminal justice system to experience a restorative environment that creates the potential for them to thrive both now and for the future. You will hold a small caseload of children who live in Oasis Restore whilst on remand or serving their sentence and supporting their transition onwards from Oasis Restore. Restore Networkers are the leads in safeguarding and transition planning for our children whilst they are living with us and during their transition on from Oasis Restore. You will be part of an integrated multi-agency team around each child and a key point of contact for children’s family and statutory professionals. We are looking for social workers who believe in the potential of all children and who have a particular passion for working with adolescents. We are looking for experienced social workers who are ready to support in embedding safeguarding practice across Oasis Restore and champion the voices of the children with care for. You will be the critical link between the child’s world in the community and in Restore, working with the child and their family and professional networks. You will work both in the school in Rochester as well as in the community with children following release and with their families. We welcome applications from staff with lived experience, including of those who have experience of the care system and the criminal justice system.

Information about the school

Oasis Restore is the UK’s first secure school that is a proof-of-concept policy initiative funded by the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) and the Youth Custody Service. Oasis Restore’s mission is to transform the life chances of children aged 12-18 years in the criminal justice system through delivering psychologically informed, integrated practice that centres on trusted, safe relationships between staff and children. Oasis Restore is a learning community that embeds hope, stability, and opportunity for children beyond the secure school.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Recruitment
  • Address:Oasis Restore, Sir Evelyn Road, Rochester, Kent , ME1 3YB
  • Telephone: 0207 9214243
  • Email: recruitment@oasisrestore.org


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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Education.