We have the following vacancies for our Transitions Team, based at our Quadrant Court office in Woking, Surrey:
- Senior Social Care Practitioner - £41,127 per annum for 36 hours per week.
- Social Care Practitioner - £36,282 per annum for 36 hours per week.
Promoting independence, choice and control is at the heart of these posts. This is an exciting opportunity to work with people in a person-centred way, proactively seeking to empower them and maximising their potential for independence. If you want to make a difference to people’s lives - enabling and supporting them to enhance their wellbeing and independence by giving them choice and control over the support and care they need – this may be the job for you!
Do you have a recognised Nursing or Allied Health Care qualification?
Do you have experience of working within Adult Social Care (experience of working with various groups i.e. older adults, physical disability, learning disability)
Do you excel in your profession and are you interested in the challenges of working in a busy, professional environment?
You will need to be motivated and flexible with high professional standards and sound knowledge and experience of current legislation, including the Care Act and the Mental Capacity Act and its application to practice in a social care setting.
You will work in partnership with individuals, their carers, professional staff in other agencies, service providers and Support Brokers 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 routinely manage a caseload of people more challenging and complex needs.
You will need to be confident in undertaking safeguarding enquiries, carryout assessments within the community and working with a diverse group of individuals and partner agencies.
You will be able to communicate in a clear, fluent, concise and jargon-free way and in a courteous, calm and professional manner.
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.
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This is a rolling advert; applications will be reviewed regularly.
Applicants must hold a valid driving licence to drive in the UK and access to a car.
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.
For an informal discussion please contact: Jessica Peskett on 07966283752 or by email at Jessica.firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.