Register your interest - Social Workers, Senior Social Workers and Advanced Social Workers (Children, Families and Learning)

Reference: orbis/TP/773/4964

Contract type: Permanent

Location: Surrey Wide

Salary: See below for details

Application Deadline:31 Dec 2020

Important information regarding Coronavirus from Surrey County Council

Subject to the ongoing situation, it's essential that we continue recruiting safely. Therefore, interviews and communication will be virtual wherever possible and this will be communicated to you directly by the hiring manager. Please also expect that advert closing dates and interview dates may change as required. We still continue to welcome applications for our current roles and wish you the best of luck with your application.

Who we are looking for?

Social Workers: All social workers in Surrey are well supported and supervised by experienced skilled Team Managers. Additionally those with less experience will be mentored and supported in their casework by Advanced Social Workers.

Senior Social Workers: Our senior social workers hold a range of complex cases within a manageable caseload. You will be joining our services at a time of great transformation. As with all social work staff there is regular high quality, reflective supervision delivered to this group.

Both Social Worker s and Senior Social Workers have a bespoke Learning programme developed by the Surrey Children's Service Academy. You will have continuous professional development and will be supported to become Practice Educators with a clear professional development pathway.

Advanced Social Workers: This is an exciting newly developed role in Surrey Children Services. While holding a significantly lower case load of complex cases in our Assessment, Looked after Children Teams or Safeguarding Teams, you will be supporting the Team Manager to develop social workers who have less experience in the field.

This is an opportunity for you to progress your career in social work while not entering into a management role. You will have the opportunity to join colleague Advanced Social Workers in County Wide learning activities organised by the Surrey Children's Service Academy. You will have continuous professional development with a clear professional development pathway.

Our offer

We offer £34,688 - £38, 476 per annum for Social Workers and £39,438 - £43,744 per annum Senior Social Workers and Advanced Social Workers; salary dependent on level of experience.

You will be based at one of our 4 quadrant locations across Surrey:

Guildford (South West)

Woking (North West)

Redhill (South East) &

Walton-on-Thames (North East)

The Social Worker Start Up Package of up to £2,000 (paid pro rata for part time employees) Is payable for new employees joining Surrey County Council as a Social Worker in the Children, Schools and Families Directorate on a permanent basis.

Job details

Interested in a new challenge?

If you are a registered, qualified Social Worker with Social Work England (or equivalent)  simply register your interest by pressing APPLY, and sharing some basic details, we will be able to have an informal conversation with you to help you understand if we are the sort of employer you would like to work for and to discuss team opportunities.

Please have your Social Work England (or equivalent) registration number to hand.

Or if you would just like to have a chat?

If you would like to find out more please email cflworkforceteam@surreycc.gov.uk with the following details or call us on 01483 518672

We look forward to speaking to you!

Additional information

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 28 days annual leave, 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 underrepresented groups.

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.

Apply online here.

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