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Senior Social Worker - Adults Learning Disabilities and Autism Service

  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/781/10189
  • Published: Mon 14/09/2020, 9:26 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 20/09/2020, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36.0 hours per week
  • Salary: £40,227 - £44,619 per annum
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Woking

Are you an experienced, qualified, Social Work England registered Social Worker? Do you excel in your profession and are you interested in the challenges of working in a specialist team supporting adults with learning disabilities? Do you want to be a part of a team committed to delivering our vision to support adults with learning disabilities for a more tailored support service? This essentially means providing service users the opportunity to enjoy a home of their own, in an environment where they feel safe, have friends and are encouraged or supported to live a healthy and meaningful lifestyle.

We want everyone to have a place they can call home, with appropriate housing for all, including adults with care and support needs. This programme aims to make sure that there are accommodation options which promote independence so that those who have been assessed as needing it receive the appropriate level of care and support and information. This includes moving service users from residential care to more independent living accommodation and extra care accommodation schemes.

We are looking for someone who works in a strength based approach, is motivated, flexible and who has high professional standards alongside sound knowledge and experience of current legislation.

Being in a specialist team we are looking to empower not only our residents but our colleagues to grow and develop in their careers.

An applied knowledge of The Care Act and The Mental Capacity Act and experience of undertaking safeguarding enquiries is essential alongside experience of working in complex situations using professional judgement and a range of interventions.

As an experienced Social Worker in the team you will have experience in supporting professional staff. This includes providing professional and reflective supervision, guidance and advice to less experienced social workers, including those completing ASYE, Social Care Assistants and Social Work students. In this role you will lead and establish best practice alongside your peers as well as demonstrating exemplary professional values and behaviours.

For more information please find attached to the bottom of this advert a full job profile.

Job Advert

These are full time positions, but part-time applications will be considered.

The positions will be based in Quadrant Court, Woking. Flexible working is encouraged with a requirement to travel to workplace location about twice a week, coupled with working in the County undertaking face to face assessments.  

This is a 12 month secondment / fixed term contract. Please note, if you are an internal applicant, you must seek your line managers approval to apply for secondment opportunities. 

Additional Information

Contact Information 

For an informal discussion these roles, you can contact Raji Kaur on 07773 979416 or by e-mail at raji.kaur@surreycc.gov.uk. However, please do not send your CV's direct to Raji as these will not be included in shortlisting. Please apply using the option below.

We look forward to receiving your application. 

Additional Information

The job advert closes at 23:59 on 20/09/2020 with interviews to follow.

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 26 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.

Please do not apply if you have been unsuccessful at interview stage previously for this role for any team across Adult Social Care in Surrey County Council as your application will not be considered for 3 months from your interview date.

Company Information

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  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/781/10189
  • Published: Mon 14/09/2020, 9:26 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 20/09/2020, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36.0 hours per week
  • Salary: £40,227 - £44,619 per annum
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Woking

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