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Adults Senior Social Worker - Tandridge

Job Description

Job Details

£39,270 per annum for 36 hours per week based at Tandridge Locality Team, Station Road East, Oxted RH8 0BT.

Flexible working supported where possible, laptop and mobile supplied. 24 days annual leave, local government salary-related pension offered, discounted child care vouchers as well as the option to join the car lease scheme. For more information, 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.

This post is eligible for our existing employee Refer a Friend Scheme. (Please note this link will only work for internal members of staff).

About the Role

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 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.

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.

If you would like to join us please submit your CV and personal statement clearly evidencing:

  • Experience of working within Adult Social Care (experience of working with various groups i.e older adults, physical disability, learning disability)
  • Recognised Social work qualification ( DipSW, CQSW, CSS or approved equivalent, BA Hons Social Work or other relevant degree in Social Work)
  • Registration with the Health Care Professions Council (HCPC)

For more information please find attached to the bottom of this advert a full job description and person specification. We look forward to receiving your application.

Contact Details

For an informal discussion contact Stuart Ayden on  ( Phone number removed )  or by e-mail at ( Email address removed )

Additional Information

The job advert closes at 23:59 on 30 October 2016

Interviews will take place w/c 14 November 2016

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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