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 for full time staff or pro rata for part time staff, 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.
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
To come to work within the Guildford Locality would mean joining a vibrant team that supports staff to achieve their full potential.
Are you a qualified, HCPC registered social worker who has successfully completed their Assessed and Supported Year in Employment (ASYE). NB this applies only to social workers who qualified on or after 2012.
Do you excel in your profession and are you interested in the challenges of working in a busy, professional environment?
You will need to be motivated and flexible with high professional standards and sound knowledge and experience of current legislation, including the Care Act and the Mental Capacity Act and its application to practice in a social care setting.
You will need to be confident in undertaking safeguarding enquiries, carrying out assessments within the community and working with a diverse group of individuals and partner agencies. 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 be able to supervise less experienced members of staff within the team and support their development. 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 CV and personal statement will clearly evidence:
- Experience of working within the Adult Social Care sector
- An ability to carry out casework management, assessments, support planning, reviews with a sound knowledge and understanding of safeguarding policies and procedures
- Flexibility to be a car user with a current UK driving licence and the ability to travel around the county (and sometimes outside) to carry out assessments and reviews
- A Social Worker degree, HCPC registration and ASYE
For more information please find attached to the bottom of this advert a full job description and person specification.
We look forward to receiving your application.
For an informal discussion please contact Sam Scarborough on 01483 517262.