£18,648 per annum pro rata to £25,921 per annum for working 26 hours per week based at Runnymede Civic Centre, Station Road, Addlestone, Surrey, KT15 2AH.
An enhanced DBS ‘Disclosure and Barring Service’ check for regulated activity (formerly known as CRB) will be required for this role.
Where possible, we offer flexible working, mobile phones and laptops. 24 days annual leave for full time staff or pro rata for part time staff. Local government salary-related pension offered, discounted child care vouchers as well as the option to join the car lease scheme. For more information, 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.
About the Role
This post offers an exciting opportunity to work within our Runnymede Locality Team. You will be involved in providing support to front line practitioners, developing local networks and services and driving up standards of care and relationships with local providers.
You will provide essential support to front-line practitioners by taking the lead responsibility for identifying, developing and organising services to support people in our Runnymede locality.
The focus will be on developing and embedding business processes to ensure efficient and effective support arrangements are put in place and established in our Locality Team. Within this post you will be routinely involved in working collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders to identify and develop networks and new community resources within your local area. Successful applicants will therefore be able to demonstrate strong partnership working skills and values and a commitment to local community development.
You will have a critical role in ensuring information regarding non funded services is available for practitioners before funded services are arranged. You will offer guidance and expertise to colleagues within the team in relation to both costed and non costed support available within the locality and you will be responsible for ensuring that local information is made available via Surrey Information Point. Having a developed understanding about the use of social capital will, therefore, be essential to the success of you team becoming truly integrated into the local community.
When identifying potential resources you will assist in maximising the use of our existing block and contract arrangements and be well informed about the current availability of funded and non funded provider services.
You will have key relationship with colleagues in Procurement, Quality Assurance, Finance and Commissioning to ensure information regarding availability and quality of service provision is well known and issues acted upon quickly.
You will be the key link with the area finance team to ensure that individual expenditure and savings are communicated and realised in a timely way. Close working relationships with all locality staff is therefore essential.
For more information please find attached to the bottom of this advert a full role profile.
We look forward to receiving your application.
For an informal discussion contact Radoslav Bashev on 01932 794800.
The job advert closes at 23:59 on the 16th September 2018.
Interview date to be confirmed.