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Family Support Worker

  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/18313/26003
  • Published: Tue 09/08/2022, 15:04 PM
  • Closing on: Thu 18/08/2022, 0:59 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36.0 hours per week
  • Salary: £29,291 - £31,810 per annum
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Walton-on-Thames

The starting salary for this role is £29,291 per annum based on working 36 hours per week. This position is offered as a 14 month fixed-term or secondment opportunity

We are looking for creative individuals to join the Family Safeguarding Team to help make a difference to our young people’s lives.

You will be supporting social workers in the team, working intensively and in a planned way with the young person, family or carers and other agencies and services. Supporting children and families to achieve their potential will be central to all you do. You will undertake direct work with children, parenting work and potentially group work. As well as this, you will need to be able to work in partnership and use your skills to engage with children in a meaningful way.

As a member of our team, you will be working alongside partners, agencies and the voluntary sector to support children and their families in the community. Surrey Children’s Services provides training to ensure competence and professional development. We will ensure that you receive a full induction and monthly supervision.

We are looking for candidates who:

  • Have experience of working with children and young people
  • Can demonstrate how they have supported positive outcomes for children and young people through work
  • Have good written and verbal communication skills
  • Are able to work collaboratively to make a difference
  • Can demonstrate effective interpersonal skills  

Surrey Children’s Service believes that the welfare of children and their families is paramount. Team members are enthusiastic and supportive, committed to the provision of a quality service for children and their carers. We are looking for people with similar qualities to join us to continue the good work already being done in a role where no two days are the same.

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.

Additional Information

The job advert closes at 23:59 on 17th August 2022 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.

Contact Details

For an informal discussion please contact Darlington Gwatidzo by e-mail at darlington.gwatidzo@surreycc.gov.uk.

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

Benefits

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.

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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  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/18313/26003
  • Published: Tue 09/08/2022, 15:04 PM
  • Closing on: Thu 18/08/2022, 0:59 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36.0 hours per week
  • Salary: £29,291 - £31,810 per annum
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Walton-on-Thames

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