This role has a starting salary of £36,282 per annum based on a 36 hour working week.
Surrey MASH for Adults is our referral point for adult safeguarding concerns and our MASH team leads our initial response to those concerns. We also undertake some enquiry work and hope to increase our role in this. 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.
Come and join our amazing, friendly and dynamic team based in Woking but working in an agile way. Be part of a team committed to delivering our vision to support the Local Authority to provide a safeguarding response in partnership with other relevant agencies and adults at risk.
We are looking for a Social Worker who is able to demonstrate an understanding and commitment to adult safeguarding work. You will need to be motivated and flexible with high professional standards and sound knowledge and experience of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and the Care Act 2014, in particular making decisions under Section 42 and making recommendations for action.
You will need to be able to develop effective partnership relationships with individuals, carers and families and build positive relationships with colleagues across the multi-agency partnership.
You will need to have competent IT skills and be able and willing to learn to use a variety of software systems.
You will receive professional supervision and be part of regular reflective practice sessions.
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The job advert closes at 23:59 on 27th November 2022.
Interviews will take place on Wednesday 14th December 2022.
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.
For an informal discussion please contact Claudine Cox on 07581186226.
We look forward to receiving your application, please click on the apply online button below to submit.
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.
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.