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Enabling Independence Team Worker

  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/470/25071
  • Published: Mon 20/06/2022, 16:11 PM
  • Closing on: Tue 12/07/2022, 0:59 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36.0 hours per week
  • Salary: £24,780
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Quadrant Court, 35 Guildford Road, Woking

The starting salary for these positions is £24,780 per annum based on a 36 hour working week. The roles are offered on a fixed-term basis for 18 months.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to develop a scheme that links in with primary care services and social care. Although these are full time positions, we welcome applications from people who may wish to apply for part-time hours.

We currently have 7 Enabling Independence Teamworker positions available based at Quadrant Court, Woking GU22 7QQ.

We are seeking individuals who can support people with mental health and or substance misuse needs within primary care through skills gains programmes and time limited interventions. We work alongside multi-disciplinary mental health teams and occupational therapy led services, as well as a diverse range of community agencies and services. Our Service supports people in their recovery with prevention; working with them to maximise their choices and independence in line with our commitment to the personalisation agenda.

You will need to have an understanding of mental health needs and experience of working within this area and a commitment to working alongside people with mental health conditions to achieve their goals and independence is essential.

It is also essential that you have a valid driving licence and use of a vehicle for the performance of the role. Unfortunately, applicants who do not meet this criterion will not be short-listed for interview.

Benefits include a wide variety of training and development opportunities, regular supervision, essential business mileage, flexible benefits options and the support of a friendly team who are passionate about recovery.

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

The job advert closes at 23:59 on 11/07/2022.

This is an 18 month fixed term contract.

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

Contact Details

For an informal discussion please contact Michelle Dunbar on 07773 061935. 

We look forward to receiving your application, please click on the apply online button below to submit.

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.

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/470/25071
  • Published: Mon 20/06/2022, 16:11 PM
  • Closing on: Tue 12/07/2022, 0:59 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36.0 hours per week
  • Salary: £24,780
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Quadrant Court, 35 Guildford Road, Woking

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