The starting salary for these roles is £27,991 per annum for 36 hours per week or £13,995.50 per annum for 18 hours per week. The administrative base is Esher Local Office, Elmbridge BC Civic Centre, High Street, Esher, KT10 9SD.
As part of our greener future strategies and our commitment to creating a healthy work-life balance, we welcome a conversation with you regarding our agile working options. Agile working to us is a balance of spending time in our communities, our offices and working from home or wherever works best for you.
We currently have 2 positions available:
- 1x Full time (36 hours per week), permanent contract
- 1x Part-time (18 hours per week), permanent contract
Our vision is ‘Working with all our partners to make a difference to the lives of people, through trusted, personalised and universal social care support, so people have choice and control, and can maximise their wellbeing and independence in their local community’.
You will be part of a team and will have access to direction, support and supervision from a qualified Social Worker.
You will have frequent direct contact with the public on the phone as well as visiting them in their own home or care setting. Your role will involve a variety of tasks including assessing people’s needs and carrying out regular reviews. You will be confident and competent in working with people with a variety of physical and cognitive impairments.
You will work in partnership with individuals, their carers, professional staff in other agencies, service providers and the locality team staff in order to support vulnerable adults and their families to identify and arrange services that meet their needs and promote independence, choice and control.
You will have a caseload and work with individuals who need additional support or guidance in order to identify their needs or where best interests decisions need to be made on their behalf, they may need close monitoring, or frequent review or interventions to minimise and manage risk may be required. You may be involved in carrying out risk assessments and prescribing basic daily living equipment and minor property adaptations. You will be involved in supporting safeguarding investigations and attending safeguarding meetings with the support of qualified practitioners. In order to meet these requirements you will have substantial experience of working with people who have social care needs.
Post holders may work with any combination, or all, of the following care groups: older people, people with physical, sensory, cognitive impairments, people with a learning disability and people with mental health problems.
You will need to have competent basic IT skills and be able and willing to learn to use a variety of software systems.
The work involves travelling within Surrey and also to other parts of the county. Therefore you will need to be a car driver and have access to a car.Additional Information
The job advert closes at 23:59 on 19/05/2022 with interviews to follow.
For an informal discussion please contact Harry Notaro on 01372 832695.
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.