Adults Senior Social Worker - Farnham Intergrated Team
£39,270 per annum for 36 hours per week based at Farnham Hospital, Hale Rd, Farnham GU9 9QL.
Flexible working supported where possible, laptop and mobile supplied. 24 days annual leave, 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.
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
This role is for a full time position; however we welcome part time applicants.
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?
This is an exciting opportunity to join a newly created integrated care team of health and social care professionals based in Farnham Hospital and centre for Health alongside the new urgent care centre. You will have the chance to help shape how the new team develops and creates new ways of providing a more person centred service with health and voluntary sector colleagues.
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.
If you would like to join us please submit your CV and personal statement.
To be shortlisted to interview for this position your application will clearly evidence:
- Experience of working within a multi-disciplinary setting
- An ability to manage a complex caseload
- Flexibility to adapt to new ways of integrated working
- A Social Work degree / qualification and current HCPC registration
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.
This post is eligible for our existing employee Refer a Friend Scheme. (Please note this link will only work for internal members of staff).
The job advert closes at 23:59 on 25th June 2017. Interviews will take place week commencing 03 July 2017.
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.
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.