Children's Senior Social Worker - Intervention Team - Leatherhead
We are looking for confident and skilled social workers who are determined to achieve the best for children. Working for the Intervention Team provides a real opportunity to make a difference. This is a permanent role for 36 hours per week based at Fairmount House, Bull Hill, Leatherhead, Surrey KT22 7AH.
In return for your time we can offer challenging and rewarding work as well as Excellent Start up & Relocation Allowances in addition to our amazing Benefits under our internal reward scheme .
About the Role
Senior social workers in Surrey not only carry a more complex caseload, they support and co-work cases with less experienced members of the team and supervise family support workers. There are a number of senior social worker posts in every team and we are looking for candidates with the right experience to join us. Alternatively senior social worker roles can be applied for once you have developed the level of experience required. If successful we will provide management, supervision and leadership training so you are equipped for this role and to be involved in the more strategic development of the Service.
To be shortlisted to interview your CV and personal statement will clearly evidence:
- That you are a qualified social worker with HCPC and have a social work degree or recognised equivalent qualification.
- A broad knowledge of social work practice and legislation, including safeguarding.
- An ability to demonstrate excellent assessment and analysis skills.
An enhanced DBS (formerly known as the CRB (Criminal Records Bureau) will be required for this role.
For more information please see the Candidate pack and also find attached to the bottom of this advert a full job description and person specification. Also you can view the We look forward to receiving your application
For an informal discussion please contact Kathryn Novak-Price on .
The job advert closes at 23:59 on 13th August 2017.
Interview date to be confirmed.
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.