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CAMHS Senior Social Worker

  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/108/17765
  • Published: Thu 30/09/2021, 12:45 PM
  • Closing on: Sat 30/10/2021, 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

The starting salary for these roles is £40,227 per annum for working 36 hours per week.

We have two roles available. One based within the North West Team at Quadrant Court in Woking and the second based in the North East Team at Ashley Park House in Walton on Thames 

As a CAMHS Senior Social Worker in the SAT team you will contribute to the delivery of multi - agency CAMHS for children and young people with complex mental health needs; bringing a social care perspective to the work of the CAMHS Community Teams.

Supporting and protecting children and young people with mental health difficulties and their families will be at the heart of all you do by providing a range of interventions including:

  • consultation
  • reflection
  • joint case working
  • participation in case reviews
  • assessment of need
  • mental health assessments
  • care planning and intervention

You will also attend statutory meetings in relation to cases where your involvement would be beneficial.

You will use your excellent communication and engagement skills to ensure that the CAMHS Social Work service operates in a safe and efficient way, as part of the whole system of partnership and multi-agency working. Your commitment to partnership working will enable you to establish and promote positively key relationships.

These roles are co-located across Children’s Services and CAMHS Community Teams; delivering direct work to children and young people and their families. You will play a crucial role in maintaining effective communication between local area children's social care teams and CAMHS, using both CAMHS System One and Children’s Services LCS.

You will contribute to the development of reflective and systemic thinking within Children’s Services, offering a mentoring role around the identification and appropriate treatment pathways for children experiencing emotional and mental health difficulties.

To be shortlisted for interview for this role, your application will clearly evidence the following:

  • Good communication & engagement skills
  • Evidence of effective partnership working
  • Delivering 1-1 therapeutic interventions to young people (therefore, a minimum of two years therapeutic intervention experience or training in this area will be required)

These are exciting new roles putting you at the heart of the mobilisation Surrey’s new model. If this sounds like something you want to be a part of, we look forward to receiving your application.

At Surrey, our values and behaviours are just as important as our skills and abilities. They shape who we are as an organisation. Find out more about the values we follow.

For more information please find the full job description below and refer to this before submitting your application. We also invite you to read our Life at Surrey handbook to see insights of the culture at Surrey and how as a valued employee, you can help shape our Council.

Additional Information

Interview dates to be confirmed.

Applications will be reviewed as they come in.

Contact Details

For an informal discussion contact Avril Momoh or James Thurston on by e-mail at avril.momoh@surreycc.gov.uk or james.thurston@surreycc.gov.uk

We look forward to receiving your application. 

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.

Benefits

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.

Our Commitment

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.

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  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/108/17765
  • Published: Thu 30/09/2021, 12:45 PM
  • Closing on: Sat 30/10/2021, 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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