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Adults Senior Social Worker - Runnymede

  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: SCC/18/73472
  • Published: Wed 05/09/2018, 12:10 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 23/09/2018, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week.
  • Salary: £39,250 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Runnymede Locality Team, Runnymede Civic Centre, Station Road, Addlestone,

£39,270 per annum for 36 hours per week based at Runnymede Civic Centre, Station Road, Addlestone, Surrey KT15 2AH.

This is an 11 month secondment / fixed term contract opportunity finishing 31st August 2019. If you are applying on a secondment basis please ensure you speak with your current line manager before applying.

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

Are you a qualified, HCPC registered social worker with at least 3 years post registration experience as a social worker in a social care or multi-agency community setting?

Do you excel in your profession and are you interested in the challenges of working in a busy, high volume, professional environment?

You will need to be motivated and flexible with high professional standards and sound knowledge and experience of current legislation and its application to practice in a social care setting.

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.

You will be able to communicate in a clear, fluent, concise and jargon free way and in a courteous, calm and professional manner.

You will have experience of, and be able to provide, professional, reflective supervision, guidance and advice to less experienced social workers, including those completing ASYE and social work students.

In return for all of your skills, enthusiasm and commitment we will support you to take your career to the next level.

We offer a competitive salary, opportunity for progression, excellent training including a thorough induction, essential training matrix linked to your role and professional development plans.

You will receive professional supervision and be working in a team of motivated, dedicated and friendly colleagues.

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

  • Experience of working within Adult Social Care (experience of working with various groups i.e older adults, physical disability, learning disability)
  • Recognised Social work qualification ( DipSW, CQSW, CSS or approved equivalent, BA Hons Social Work or other relevant degree in Social Work)
  • Registration with the Health Care Professions Council (HCPC)

For more information please find attached to the bottom of this advert a full job description and person specification.

Contact Details

For an informal discussion contact Rado Bashev  on 01932 794800.  

We look forward to receiving your application.

Additional Information

The job advert closes at 23:59 on 23rd September 2018

Interviews date to be confirmed

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  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: SCC/18/73472
  • Published: Wed 05/09/2018, 12:10 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 23/09/2018, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week.
  • Salary: £39,250 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Runnymede Locality Team, Runnymede Civic Centre, Station Road, Addlestone,

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