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Surrey County Council

Social Workers and Senior Social Workers

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£36,282 - £45,519

Posted Date

10 October 2022

Esher, Epsom and Dorking

Closing Date

7 November 2022

We are looking for a range of enthusiastic and dynamic qualified and registered social work professionals with a variety of skills and experiences. Whether you enjoy duty, long term assessment, or D2A work, etc. – we want to hear from you.

Please note this advert covers the whole Mid Surrey area so at the time of advertising we cannot guarantee a vacancy in all teams. However, we will work closely with you to ensure your application is considered for a team that suits you in line with our available posts.

Our roles across Mid Surrey are based in both hospital and community settings 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 Elmbridge Locality team (based in Esher): We are very proud of our reputation of being very friendly and supportive. We welcome new colleagues into our midst and work to make you feel at home as quickly as possible. Esher is a beautiful part of Surrey and as well as being close to historical sites such as Hampton Court, Esher has excellent transport links to London and plenty of shopping and entertainment locally. Elmbridge offer social workers good career development support, training opportunities to enhance your practice and support you to progress, as well as good peer support and a reflective learning culture. Our hybrid working arrangements means you will have the benefit of office-based work for peer support and working from home.

Our Epsom General Hospital team (based in Epsom): Are you looking for a role that is rewarding and offers a supportive working environment? Have you considered a Social Worker post in a hospital setting working as part of an integrated team with health colleagues? If you want to have a role that makes a real difference to someone's journey out of hospital back to their home and help them to decide on what support they want and need going forward, then our team at Epsom General Hospital are waiting to welcome you.

Our Mole Valley locality team (based in Dorking): The Mole Valley Locality Team is a diverse team from Australia to Zimbabwe, with stop off's at America, Nigeria, Hungary, The Bahamas, and of course good old Blighty too. We are a friendly team offering a scope of skills, knowledge and experience from around the globe, who coincidentally found ourselves working in the heart of Dorking. From the start of your Mole Valley working journey you will be assigned a supervisor, in addition to a buddy who assist in making those early first few weeks as smooth as can be. We have a proud history of developing and progressing our staff within the council. We offer a hybrid style of working, allowing staff to work from the office but also be supported and equipped to be able to work from home or other locations providing the perfect balance for everyone.

Our Epsom & Ewell Locality team (based in Epsom): we are a dynamic team offering the very best service to our residents in Epsom & Ewell. Being so close to the London borders we have excellent transport links to and from London, as well as close links with our acute hospital team and two other localities across Mid Surrey. We are a fun team that works hard supporting each other and we strive to ensure that anyone that joins us is welcomed and included. We offer regular supervision, a buddy support scheme and personal development plans, together with an amazing induction and training package, with regular quality of practice reflective sessions. We offer hybrid working, recognising the benefits of ensuring a good work/life balance. We pride ourselves in empowering our staff to be independent professionals, so if you are a Social Worker looking for a new challenge in an amazing team – apply now!

Additional information

You can submit your CV and Personal Statement by clicking the 'apply' button below. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis and on a first come first serve basis. 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 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.

Our Commitment

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.

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