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This Vacancy has closed.

Senior Social Care Assistant - Adults

  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/777/31617
  • Published: Mon 20/03/2023, 9:19 AM
  • Closing on: Fri 07/04/2023, 10:19 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 or 18 hours per week
  • Salary: £29291 - £31810 per annum
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Royal Surrey Country Hospital

The starting salary for this role is £29,291 per annum for working 36 hours per week, or £14,645.50 for working 18 hours per week.

We have two Senior Social Care Assistant vacancies to work flexibly between hospitals in South West Surrey (Royal Surrey County Hospital, Milford and Haslemere Community Hospitals).

One is full-time (36 hours per week) and the second is part-time (18 hours per week).

This is an excellent opportunity for Senior Social Care Assistants to join our outstanding team. You will receive excellent support and supervision combined with comprehensive training/induction.

You will work closely with the multi-disciplinary team to establish discharge plans and follow up on patients following discharge to reassess their ongoing needs. You will also be involved in supporting safeguarding investigations and attending safeguarding meetings with the support of qualified practitioners.

In order to be shortlisted for this role, we would love to hear about;

  • Your substantial experience of working directly with people with social care needs.
  • Your confidence and competence in working with people with a variety of physical and cognitive impairments.
  • Your basic IT skills and be willingness to learn to use a variety of software systems.
  • Your ability to communicate in a clear, fluent, concise and jargon-free way and in a courteous, calm and professional manner.

You will be working in a team of motivated, dedicated and friendly colleagues and have an added bonus of working closely alongside a wider multi-disciplinary team in a thriving hospital environment.

All community hospitals offer free parking and parking costs within Royal Surrey County Hospital can be reclaimed. You may be required to travel between hospitals, but this will be kept to a minimum.

The work involves travelling within South West Surrey and also to other parts of the county. We therefore ask that you are a car driver and have access to a car.

This job advert closes at 23:59 on Wednesday 5th April 2023 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 either Lucy Newman-Smith or Robert Pryde-Jarman, Assistant Team Managers, on 01483 464008.

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.

  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/777/31617
  • Published: Mon 20/03/2023, 9:19 AM
  • Closing on: Fri 07/04/2023, 10:19 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 or 18 hours per week
  • Salary: £29291 - £31810 per annum
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Royal Surrey Country Hospital

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