Social Worker - Children's Service - Redhill

Employer: Surrey County Council

  • Reference: 100003809
  • Published on: Thu 16/07/2015 08:02 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 14/09/2015 08:02 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Permanent
  • Hours: 36
  • Salary: £28550 - £36050 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Surrey

Job Details
Office Location: Consort House, 5-7 Queensway, Redhill, RH1 1YB. Working Hours: 36 hours per week. Salary: £28,550 – £35,750 per annum plus £2000 start up payment scheme.

About the Role
Working for Surrey County Council, you will make a real difference to some of the most vulnerable children in Surrey. As a frontline Social Worker for Surrey you will deliver high quality social work and receive the best possible support, including regular high quality supervision, opportunities to develop your career and a comprehensive training package. Your benefits package will include: * £27,550 – £36,050 per annum * £2,000 Start up payment scheme (£500 in your first months pay, £500 in your seventh month and £1000 in your thirteenth month) * Relocation allowance up to £7500 (subject to criteria) * 28 days Annual Leave plus Bank Holidays (with the option to buy and sell leave through our flexible benefits) * A wide variety of training and development opportunities * Local Government Pension Scheme * Childcare vouchers, season ticket loan and subsidised gym membership * Commitment to Career Progression * Flexible working options * Many more benefits under our internal rewards scheme * For further details on the benefits Surrey employees are entitled to please see the benefits document attached to the bottom of this advert. Surrey County Council have introduced a social work career progression framework to support career and pay progression. The framework links pay, job roles, the national social work professional Capabilities Framework and the training and development on offer at Surrey. (Please see attachment at the bottom of this advert for more details) Surrey have a very diverse population and therefore offer a stimulating place of work, this alongside our competitive salary and benefits package make Surrey County Council one of the most attractive places to work.

Additional Information
YOU CAN APPLY TO WORK WITHIN ANY OF OUR 4 OFFICES (LEATHERHEAD, REDHILL, GUILDFORD AND WOKING) WITHIN THIS APPLICATION. Our Redhill team is based in a modern, open plan office, close to the main town centre: *Redhill covering Redhill, Reigate and Banstead, Tandridge and Mole Valley Our office is organised into three teams: * Referal, Assessment and Intervention * Child Protection and Court Proceedings * Looked after Children

Equal Opportunities
The job advert closes at 23:59 on 16th August 2015.

How to apply
To be considered for a position in one of our frontline teams you must: * Hold a Social Work qualification * Be HCPC registered * Hold a valid drivers licence which allows you to drive in the UK and have access to a vehicle * Pass or have a Surrey County Council DBS clearance For more information about the role please find attached at the bottom of this advert a full job description and person specification. Interested? To apply for a role in Surrey’s Frontline Children’s Services please complete an online application form by clicking on the “apply” button at the bottom of this advert. Alternatively please email your CV to letting us know which team/s or location/s would be of interest to you and where you have seen this advert. We would welcome applicants who require sponsorship to work with us if they meet the requirements of the role, please let us know if you would need sponsorship on your application.

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