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Surrey County Council

Adults Senior Social Workers - North West & Surrey Heath

Job Type

Permanent

Reference 

Social Work

Salary

Location

£44,614 - £47,681

Posted Date

16 November 2023

Ashford, Chertsey, Addlestone, Camberley, Frimley and Woking

Closing Date

1 January 2024

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) plus Bank Holidays – 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, please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County - Council staff for more information.
- 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.
-Working knowledge of Care Act legislation including experience in preparation of support plans, monitoring and reviewing outcomes
- Our roles across North West & Surrey Heath are based in both hospital and community setting giving you the opportunity to choose which setting is your preferred and most in line with your profile and experience. - Our offer includes different contract types and working patterns/hours. Our teams are as follows;
- Our Ashford & St Peter's Hospital team (based in Chertsey)
- Our Frimley Park Hospital team (based in Frimley)
- Please note we also have vacancies on offer within our locality teams based in Ashford, Addlestone, Camberley and Woking.
- To be considered for the Senior Social Worker role, substantial post qualification professional experience as a Social Worker is required. Experience of providing professional supervision (can include to unqualified and/or non-professional supervision) would be desirable but not essential.

Surrey County Council are currently investing in and building a workforce that can proactively meet the demands and challenges facing Adult Social Care (ASC). Key areas identified are:
Investing in individual growth and career progression
Growing workforce supply to meet demand
Modernising the way we organise and deliver our services
Ensuring our workplaces and practices are supportive and inclusive
Continuing to work closely with our partners
Whether you enjoy duty, long term assessment, varied caseload, or D2A work, etc. – we want to hear from you.
Please note this advert covers the whole North West & Surrey Heath area so at the time of advertising we cannot guarantee a vacancy in all teams.
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.

Additional information
- The closing date for this role is 01/01/2024, although applications will be reviewed, and appointments made, on an on-going basis.
- You can submit your CV & Personal Statement by clicking the 'apply' button below.
- Please review the documents attached below to understand the experience, knowledge and skills required for these roles.
- 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.
- 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 these roles.
- Not local to Surrey? We can offer you relocation assistance and more details are included in the attachment below.

Contact details
If you have any questions about these roles or would like to know more information, please contact ascworkforce@surreycc.gov.uk and a member of the team would be happy to talk through the roles in more detail with you and answer any questions you may have.

We look forward to receiving your application, please click on the apply online button below to submit.
Benefits

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 MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.

Our Commitment
- 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. We look forward to receiving your application, please click on the apply online button below to submit.

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Job documents

Life at Surrey

Job Description

Adult Social Worker Handbook

Job Description

Adult Social Worker Handbook

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