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Adults Social Worker - Elmbridge

  • Reference: 100007700
  • Published on: Mon 20/03/2017 16:10 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 30/04/2017 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Part Time, Permanent
  • Hours: 36 hours per week.
  • Salary: £32,839 per annum
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Esher Local Office, Elmbridge Borough Council, Civic Centre, High Street, Esher, KT10 9SD
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£32,839 per annum for 36 hours per week based at Elmbridge Locality Team, Esher Local Office, Elmbridge Borough Council Civic Centre, High Street, Esher, KT10 9SD.

This is a full time position but part-time applications will be considered.

Please note this is a rolling advert and CV's will be reviewed on a weekly basis and we will be in touch if you are shortlisted for interview.

Flexible working supported where possible, laptop and mobile supplied. 24 days annual leave (pro rata for part-time staff), local government salary-related pension offered, discounted child care vouchers as well as the option to join the car lease scheme. For more information, please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.

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.

This post is eligible for our existing employee Refer a Friend Scheme. (Please note this link will only work for internal members of staff).

About the Role

Are you a qualified, HCPC registered social worker who has successfully completed their Assessed and Supported Year in Employment (ASYE). (NB this applies only to social workers who qualified on or after 2012).

Do you excel in your profession and are you interested in the challenges of working in a busy, professional environment?

Why work for Surrey County Council?

We offer an attractive employment package including:

  • Competitive salary.
  • Local Government Pension Scheme.
  • HCPC registration paid.
  • Flexible benefits that include discounts on shopping, gym memberships, holidays etc.
  • Childcare voucher scheme.
  • Flexible working within the needs of the team. Laptop and mobile supplied.
  • Competitive 24 days annual leave.
  • Option to join the car lease scheme.

Skills required:

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 need to be confident in undertaking safeguarding enquiries, carry out 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.

You will be able to supervise less experienced members of staff within the team and support their development. In return for all of your skills, enthusiasm and commitment we will support you to take your career to the next level.

How we will support you in your role:

  • You will attend a full 3 week induction where you will undertake all the mandatory training you will need. This will include classroom training, e-learning and a range of work place shadowing opportunities.
  • You will receive an annual appraisal along with regular supervision sessions
  • You will be assigned a “buddy” to help you settle into your new role
  • Be provided with a Practice, Performance and Personal Development folder to support your career development
  • Have access to a wide range of training opportunities to help you develop yourself within the role

If you would like to join us please submit your CV and personal statement clearly evidencing:

  • Experience of working within Adult Social Care (experience of working with various groups i.e older adults, physical disability, learning disability)
  • Recognised Social work qualification (DipSW, CQSW, CSS or approved equivalent, BA Hons Social Work or other relevant degree in Social Work)
  • Registration with the Health Care Professions Council (HCPC)

How To Apply

Please apply online via the link provided.

Please note, we do not accept CV’s submitted without a fully completed online application form.

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