Adults Senior Social Worker - East Surrey
£39,270 per annum 36 hours per week based at either:
- Reigate & Banstead Locality Team, Adult Social Care, Reigate Town Hall, Castlefield Road, Reigate RH2 0SH
- Tandridge Locality team, Adult Social Care, Tandridge District Council, Station Road East, Oxted RH8 0BT
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.
This role is for a full time position; however we welcome part time applicants.
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 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 CV and personal statement will clearly evidence:
- 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)
- Experience of supervising less experienced qualified staff
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.
Please note this is a rolling advert and CV's will be reviewed on a weekly basis and we will be in touch if to discuss an interview date if your application is short listed
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.