Social Worker

Location
Mole Valley, Epsom or Surrey Heath
Salary
£32,839 per annum
Posted
22 Dec 2016
Closes
15 Jan 2017
Ref
100007192
Job Sector
Children
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Details

£32,839 per annum for 36 hours per week based at either Mole Valley, Epsom or Surrey Heath.

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.

Other benefits include:

 

  • £2,000 Start up package scheme (£1,000 in your first month’s pay, £1,000 in your sixth month) 
  • 24 days Annual Leave plus Bank Holidays (with option to buy and sell leave)          
  • Relocation allowance up to £8,000 (subject to meeting eligibility criteria)   
  • A wide variety of training and development opportunities 
  • Commitment to Career Progression 

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 looking for an opportunity to make a difference in children and young peoples lives? 

We are looking for 3 qualified and HCPC registered social workers to support our Child in Need work.  

Surrey is committed to delivering high quality (Child in Need) CiN and early help services to ensure that parents and carers are confident in their role and children and young people are safe, healthy and have the personal confidence, skills and opportunities to achieve well and contribute more than thought possible. 

The Commissioning and Prevention strand of the Children’s Schools and Families Directorate brings together a combination of commissioning & quality assurance functions and a range of statutory and non statutory (Early Help and social care) services under the umbrella of the newly created Surrey Family Services.

Our specialist adolescent service, Surrey Youth Support Service (YSS) delivers s.17 Child in Need (CIN) services to young people aged 14 plus. Reporting to one of our Consultant Social Work Practitioners and working alongside youth support officers in one of our borough teams you would be the allocated social worker for a number of Children in Need held within the team. Our services are committed to relational restorative approaches to work with children, young people and families and we are looking for colleagues who embrace such an approach. 

For more information on this position please review the Job Description attached to the bottom of this advert before applying.

Contact Details

For an informal discussion contact Kathryn Brooks on  07968 545474 or by e-mail Kathryn.brooks@surreycc.gov.uk