Adults Senior Social Worker - Woking Locality Team - Woking
39,438 per annum for 36 hours per week based at Woking Borough Council Civic Offices, Gloucester Square, Woking, Surrey, GU21 6YL.
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.
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.
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
This role is for a full time position.
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 is essential. As the role will be supporting the duty team with safeguarding, experience of supporting colleagues or undertaking Section 42 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.
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 for this position your application will clearly evidence:
- 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 an informal discussion contact Garry Probert-Briggs on . We look forward to receiving your application.
- The job advert closes at 23:59 on 1st September.
- Interviews will take place on 17th September 2019.