The starting salary for these positions is £40,227 per annum based on a 36 hour working week.
We have two roles available one with our Spelthorne Locality team based in the Ashford Centre, Stanwell Road, Ashford, Middlesex, TW15 3DU. and another with our Surrey Heath Locality Team, Surrey Heath Borough Council, Surrey Heath House, Knoll Road, Camberley, GU15 3HD.
Are you an experienced, qualified, SWE 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?
If so, our Senior Social Worker position could be the opportunity for you.
As a Senior Social Worker, you will be motivated and flexible with high professional standards and sound knowledge and experience of current relevant 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.
To be considered for this role you will need to have completed your Assessed and Supported Year in Employment (ASYE). This applies to candidates who qualified in or after 2012.
You will need to have the willingness and ability to travel around the county to meet the demands of these roles.
At Surrey, our values and behaviours are just as important as our skills and abilities. They shape who we are as an organisation. Find out more about the values we follow.
For more information please find the full job description below and refer to this before submitting your application. We also invite you to read our Life at Surrey handbook to see insights of the culture at Surrey and how as a valued employee, you can help shape our Council.Package Description
The job advert closes at 23:59 on 1st August 2021.
Interviews will take place on 18th August 2021.
Please note these opportunities are offered as 12 month secondment / fixed term contracts to cover maternity leave from September and October 2021. If you are an existing SCC employee looking for a secondment opportunity, please obtain your line manager's agreement/approval prior to applying for this role.
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.
Please state your preference in location when submitting your application.
For more information about the role in our Spelthorne Locality team, please contact Jasmine Bessey, Team Manager on 01932 795292.
For more information about the role in our Surrey Heath Locality Team, contact Clare Walton, Team Manager on 01276 800205.
We look forward to receiving your application, please click on the apply online button below to submit.
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 26 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.