Social Worker - £34,688 to £38,476 per annum for 36 hours per week
Senior Social Worker - £39,438 to £43,744 per annum for 36 hours per week
These are full time positions but part-time applications will be considered.
The positions are based across 4 locations; Guildford, Woking, Leatherhead and Reigate. Your base will be discussed further at interview.
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 (pro-rata for part-time staff), 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 an experienced, qualified, HCPC registered social worker? Do you excel in your profession and are you interested in the challenges of working in a specialist team supporting adults with learning disabilities? Do you want to be a part of a team committed to delivering our vision to support adults with learning disabilities for a more tailored support service? This essentially means providing people the opportunity to enjoy a home of their own, in an environment where they feel safe, have friends and are encouraged or supported to live a healthy meaningful lifestyle
We are looking for someone who is motivated, flexible and who has high professional standards alongside sound knowledge and experience of current legislation and its application to practice in a social care setting.
Being in a specialist team we are looking to empower not only our residents but our colleagues to grow and develop in their careers.
We offer a competitive salary, opportunity for progression, excellent training including a thorough induction, regular professional supervision and an essential training matrix linked to your role and professional development plans.
As a Social Worker you will have experience in undertaking safeguarding enquiries, carry out assessments within the community and working with a diverse group of individuals and partner agencies.
Clear and concise communication is a key part of this role. You will need to have an adaptable approach to ensure you are able to effectively build relationships with partners, colleagues and residents who access our services.
You will have the opportunity 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.
As a Social Worker in the team you will have the opportunity to provide, professional, reflective supervision, guidance and advice to less experienced social workers, including those completing ASYE and social work students.
Senior Social Worker
As a Senior Social Worker you will be motivated , flexible who has high professional standard alongside 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.
As an experienced Social Worker in the team you will have experience in supporting professional staff. This includes providing professional and reflective supervision, guidance and advice to less experienced social workers, including those completing ASYE and social work students. In this role you will lead and establish best practice alongside your peers as well as demonstrating exemplary professional values and behaviours.
For more information please find attached to the bottom of this advert a full job profile for the Social Worker and Senior Social Worker role.
For an informal discussion about either of these roles, you can contact Raji Kaur on 07773 979416 or by e-mail at email@example.com.
We look forward to receiving your application. Please do not send your CV's direct to Raji.
Please do not apply if you have been unsuccessful at interview stage previously for this role for any team across Adult Social Care in Surrey County Council as your application will not be considered for 3 months from your interview date.
This is a rolling advert. Applications will be reviewed on a regular basis and the team will contact you if you have been shortlisted for interview.