Social Worker - Epsom & Ewell in Epsom, Surrey, UK

Employer: Surrey County Council

Location: Epsom, Surrey, UK

Hours:

Salary: £33,332 per annum

Job Details

£33,332 per annum pro rata.  This part time position is based in Epsom & Ewell.

Where possible, we offer flexible working, mobile phone and laptop. 28 days annual leave for full time staff or pro rata for part time staff. 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.

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

About the Role      

We are looking for confident and skilled Social Workers to work within Surrey Family Services who are determined to achieve the best for children. In Surrey we ensure that our social workers have varied, mixed and manageable workloads, regular supervision, and through annual appraisals you will be have the opportunity for career development and pay progression.  In return for your time we can offer challenging and rewarding work

Are you looking for an opportunity to make a difference in children and young people’s lives?

Surrey is committed to offering children and families support early in order to avoid them needing more intensive support later.

Through our innovative practice model Surrey Family Services (SFS) combines preventative and social work skills to put children and families at the centre of our work. 

In May 2017 Surrey County Council launched Surrey Family Services. This development brings together delivery of key statutory and specialist functions as part of an integrated and blended offer for families which includes:

  • Youth Justice Services
  • Children in Need Services (for older children)
  • Edge of Care Services for older children
  • Homelessness responsibilities for 16 and 17 year olds
  • Early Childhood Services
  • FEET and 30 Hours delivery
  • Supporting quality in the delivery of the Early Years Foundation Stage Curriculum in pre-school settings, childcare and play work
  • Pre-school children SEND support 

As a social worker in Surrey Family Services you will (see job description for full details):

  • Be the lead professional for child in need cases for children aged 14+ within an allocated borough or area
  • Undertake child and family assessments
  • Provide safeguarding advice to colleagues

 To be shortlisted to interview you CV and personal statement will clearly evidence:

  • That you are a qualified social worker and registered with HCPC
  • A broad knowledge of social work practice and legislation, including safeguarding

Please find a Job Profile attached to this advert with full details of the role responsibilities and person specification.

Additional Information

The job advert closes at 23:59 on 29 July 18.

Interviews will take place on 14 August 2018.

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