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Social Workers and Senior Social Workers - Transition Team

  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/52969/26281
  • Published: Thu 26/01/2023, 12:26 PM
  • Closing on: Sat 25/02/2023, 12:26 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: £36,282 - £45,519 per annum
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Woking or Reigate

Our Social Worker role has a starting salary between £36,282 - £40,146 per annum based on 36 hours working week. 

Our Senior Social Worker role has a starting salary between £41,127 to £45,519 per annum based on 36 hours working week. 

“Seeing young people thrive, seeing them move from children’s services to adult services and have a life of their own, is amazing and rewarding” – Annet Nassuna, Assistant Team Manager

This role is incredibly rewarding and we are confident that, with strong support from your team, your career will go from strength to strength. You will end each day with the satisfaction that you are making a difference, ensuring no one is left behind.

How we support you to have a great work-life balance 

  • 26 days holiday rising to 28 days after 2 years’ service with the option to buy up to 10 additional days pro rata 
  • We promote an agile approach to work, a balance of spending time in our communities, our offices and working remotely from home or wherever works best. 
  • Extensive Training and Development continuously throughout your service 
  • Employee Assistance Programme 
  • A competitive local government pension scheme 
  • A car lease scheme and many more discounted lifestyle benefits, please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff for more information 

About You 

If you are going for the Social Worker role, we just need to know that you have completed your Assessed and Supported Year in Employment (ASYE) and be registered with Social Work England.

If you are going for the Senior Social Worker role, we would like to hear about your substantial post-qualification professional experience as a Social Worker and your experience of providing professional supervision. 

In addition to the above, we would also love to hear about;

  • Your understanding and experience of working in a strengths-based approach. 
  • Your knowledge and experience of current legislation such as The Care Act and The Mental Capacity Act. 
  • Your experience of undertaking safeguarding enquiries and examples of you using your professional judgement in complex situations. 

About the Role

The Transition Team, with offices based in Woking and Redhill, is a countywide service for young people aged between 14 and 25. We aim to give them the confidence and environment to control their life outcomes and aspirational goals that will support them into employment pathways, independent living and meaningful occupation.

As a Social Worker or Senior Social Worker in Surrey you will work across various unique projects that ensure our valued service users have the opportunity to enjoy a home of their own, an environment in which they are supported to live a health & meaningful lifestyle. 

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

This is a rolling advert and applications will be reviewed regularly. 

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 Jessica Peskett, Management Team Coordinator, by telephone on 07966 283 752 or by email at jessica.peskett@surreycc.gov.uk, who can answer any questions you may have or put you in touch with a Team Member.

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/52969/26281
  • Published: Thu 26/01/2023, 12:26 PM
  • Closing on: Sat 25/02/2023, 12:26 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: £36,282 - £45,519 per annum
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Woking or Reigate

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