39,270 per annum for this full time (36 hours per week) role with the Surrey Heath Locality Team based at Surrey Heath Borough Council offices, Surrey Heath House, Knoll Road, Camberley, Surrey GU15 3HD.
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 24 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.
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.
About the Role
Surrey Heath Integrated Locality Team is an exciting team to join. We are leading the way in integrating with our health partners and are a fun and dynamic friendly team. All social care staff receive regularly monthly good quality supervision and daily management support.
Are you a qualified, HCPC registered social worker with at least 3 years post registration experience as a social worker in a social care or multi-agency community setting?
Do you excel in your profession and are you interested in the challenges of working in a busy, high volume, professional environment?
You will need to be motivated and flexible with high professional standards and sound knowledge and experience of current legislation and its application to practice in a social care setting.
An applied knowledge of The Care Act and The Mental Capacity Act and experience of undertaking safeguarding enquiries is essential alongside experience of working in complex situations using professional judgement and a range of interventions.
You will be able to communicate in a clear, fluent, concise and jargon-free way and in a courteous, calm and professional manner.
As a Senior Social Worker you will have a key role in the team in supporting and developing less experienced staff. You should also be highly committed to health and social care integration and be willing to work flexibly in our Integrated Hub which operates an 8-8 service.
You will have experience of, and be able to provide, professional, reflective supervision, guidance and advice to less experienced social workers, including those completing ASYE and social work students.
In return for all of your skills, enthusiasm and commitment we will support you to take your career to the next level.
We offer a competitive salary, opportunity for progression, excellent training including a thorough induction, essential training matrix linked to your role and professional development plans.
You will receive professional supervision and be working in a team of motivated, dedicated and friendly colleagues.
To be shortlisted to interview, your CV and personal statement will clearly evidence the following essential criteria:
- That you are eligible to work in the UK.
- That you are a qualified social worker with HCPC and have a social work degree with at least 3 years post registration experience as a social worker in a social care or multi-agency community setting.
- Successful completion of ASYE if qualified after June 2012 (Social Workers).
- A broad knowledge of social work practice and legislation, including safeguarding.
- An ability to demonstrate excellent assessment and analytical skills.
- That you are a car driver with full valid UK driving licence and use of a motor vehicle.
For more information please find attached to the bottom of this advert a full job description.
For an informal discussion please contact Andrea Killick (Locality Team Manager) on 01276 800233.
We look forward to receiving your application.
This job advert closes at 23:59 on 3rd March 2019.
Interview date to be arranged.