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Social Worker - Frimley Park Hospital

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£30,714 per annum for 36 hours per week based in Frimley Park Hospital, Portsmouth Road, Frimley, Surrey GU16 7UJ

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

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

Are you a qualified, HCPC registered social worker who has completed their ASYE or equivalent?

Do you excel in your profession and are you interested in the challenges of working in a busy, professional environment?

You will need to be motivated and flexible with high professional standards and sound knowledge and experience of current legislation, including the Care Act and the Mental Capacity Act and its application to practice in a social care setting.

You will need to be confident in undertaking safeguarding enquiries, carryout assessments within the community and working with a diverse group of individuals and partner agencies.

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 be able to supervise less experienced members of staff within the team and support thier development. 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.

Within our hospital teams our service runs from 8am to 8pm Monday to Friday and 9am to 5pm Saturday and Sunday. Full time applicants will be contracted to a 36 hour week and these hours will be worked on a rota basis across 7 days a week. Further information regarding the working pattern can be discussed at interview.

At Surrey we really value our staff and as part of this commitment we ensure all staff:

  • Attend a full 3 week induction where you will undertake all the mandatory training you will need. This will include classroom training, e-learning and a range of work place shadowing opportunities.
  • Receive an annual appraisal along with regular supervision sessions
  • Are assigned a “buddy” to help you settle into your new role
  • Are provided with a personal performance plan to support your career development
  • Have access to a wide range of training opportunities to help you develop yourself within the role
  • HCPC registration paid

To be shortlisted for interview please submit a CV and Covering letter clearly evidencing how you meet the person specification

Contact Details

For an informal discussion contact Mitch Gardner on  ( Phone number removed ) 

Additional Information

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

Staff Benefits

We believe people are our greatest asset. That is why we have gone out of our way to give staff everything they need to make their jobs easier, and everything they need for a more rewarding career.

We offer a competitive pay structure, along with contractual benefits such as paid leave, a local government salary-related pension scheme and an annual training programme offering continual learning where applicable.

Surrey County Council offers a great opportunity to exchange salary for a range of flexible benefits including childcare vouchers, health screening, dental insurance, personal accident scheme, retail vouchers and car lease scheme. For more information, please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.

Equal Opportunities

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.

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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