The starting salary for this role is £39,355 per annum based on a 36-hour working week.
"The ASC MASH Team is a very friendly and supportive team in which there has always been a wide variety of Adult Safeguarding work. The role in the team has really supported me to develop my knowledge and skills in Adult Safeguarding which has enabled my career progression. I have been able to work autonomously whilst knowing I am able to access support from my colleagues and other agencies when needed." -Aaron Ketley-James, MASH Social Worker
We are excited to be hiring a new Social Worker to join our fantastic Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) team. The team is based in Woking and we pride ourselves on being supportive, innovative and dedicated to best practice and skill development.
What we can offer you:
- 26 days Annual Leave (rising to 28 after 2 years and 30 after 5 years of continuous local government service) - with the opportunity to buy up to 10 days additional annual leave
- Agile working opportunities - your work/life balance is important to us!
- Training and Development - Superb opportunities for development including a Readiness Programme, Preceptorship, Structured Induction Programme
- A supportive, 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme
- Car lease scheme and many more discounted life-style benefits
About the role
Surrey MASH for Adults is our referral point for adult safeguarding concerns and our MASH team leads our initial response to those concerns. Information is gathered from relevant parties to inform the S42 decision as to whether an adult Safeguarding Enquiry is needed, and then inform what that Enquiry should look like.
We also undertake some Enquiry work and hope to increase our role in this moving forward. We work closely with Police, Health and Children's services colleagues and are continually striving to increase and strengthen networks which benefit adults at risk in Surrey, as well as adjust the way we work to respond to changing needs of our partners.
In your application, we would love to hear about your:
- Professional qualification in Social Work and current registration with Social Work England
- Successful completion of an Assessed and Supported Year in Employment (ASYE) programme if qualified as a social worker after June 2012
- Ability to make S42 decisions and undertaking enquiries, as well as risk identification and management
- IT skills, particularly in relation to ASC record databases
- Commitment towards training and self development
The job advert closes at 23:59 on the 1st of December 2023 with interviews to follow.
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.
From flexible working to job sharing we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit our website.
Surrey County Council is proud to be a Disability Confident Employer. A guaranteed interview will be offered to all disabled applications where:
- The candidate has evidenced the minimum criteria for the role through their application
- The candidate has chosen to share that they have a disability on the application form
Our application form and onboarding process will provide an opportunity to request any reasonable adjustments for the interview and/or the role.
We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all underrepresented groups.