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Supervising Social Worker – General Fostering - Redhill

  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/820/3928
  • Published: Fri 06/09/2019, 15:10 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 22/09/2019, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: £34,688 per annum
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Surrey

Description

 £34,688 per annum for 36 hours per week based at Consort House 5-7 Queensway Redhill Surrey RH1 1YB. This position is based inside one of our main area offices, click HERE to see a 360 degree view of the building and surrounding area along with a view of the reception. 

From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from 24 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years' service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.

 Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.

 An enhanced DBS 'Disclosure and Barring Service' check for regulated activity (formerly known as CRB) and the Children's and Adults' Barred List checks will be required for this role.

About the role

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a full time Supervising Social Worker specialising in the General Fostering Team based in Redhill.

The successful candidate will be part of a creative fostering service that works with the theories of trauma, attachment and loss, social pedagogy and restorative practice to ensure the best outcomes for our children. 

The primary focus of the role will be assessing and supervising foster carers. As well as completing assessments and carrying a case load of general and connected foster carers you will be required to carry out general tasks within the wider fostering team.

An enhanced DBS 'Disclosure and Barring Service' check for regulated activity (formerly known as CRB) and the Children's and Adults' Barred List checks will be required for this role.

Self-motivated and accustomed to working to deadlines, you will have good IT and communication skills, with experience of establishing and nurturing multi-agency relationships.

To be shortlisted to interview for this position your application will clearly evidence:

  • Experience of working with children and young people and a comprehensive knowledge of legislation relating to Looked After Children.
  • An ability to be able to work directly with the wider public, foster carers and young people, and be able to produce clear, analytical assessments.
  • Flexibility to be able to work evenings and weekends as the role includes attending recruitment events and home visits outside office hours.
  • You need to be a qualified Social Worker registered with HCPC 

The role is primarily based within the Fostering Team in Consort House, Redhill, but you will need to be prepared to travel countywide, therefore access to your own transport is essential. 

Additional information

Contact details

For an informal discussion please contact Carol Norrington on 01737 737856 or by email at carol.norrington@surreycc.gov.uk

We look forward to receiving your application. 

Additional information

The job advert closes at 23:59 on 22nd September 2019.

Downloads

  • Supervising Social Worker Job Description
  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/820/3928
  • Published: Fri 06/09/2019, 15:10 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 22/09/2019, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: £34,688 per annum
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Surrey

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