The starting salary for this role is £29,291 per annum for working 36 hours per week.
The Transition Team is a dynamic and vibrant countywide service for young people aged between 14 and 25. Although we sit in Adult Social Care, our journey with the people we support starts much earlier at Year 9. Within Surrey County Council, the Transition Team sits in a unique and favourable position of being able to undertake frontline work across both Children’s and Adults’ Services.
Working in this role, you will be competent in leading and developing carer’s practice within the team. You will be a skilled individual who is able to support carers in complex situations through finding creative and dynamic solutions. Working with young people with disabilities, you will demonstrate sound knowledge of the Care Act (2014) and Mental Capacity Act (2005). You will work with internal and external partners to raise the profile of both adult and young carers. As well as this, you will be skilled in strength-based approaches and ensure service delivery is outcome focused and evidences strong coproduction with carers.
The Transition Team is a constantly evolving, fast paced service, where we like to keep challenging ourselves to achieve best practice and outcomes. We are a resilient team that is both welcoming and value driven. Working with us will provide you with opportunities for professional and personal growth as well as positive career advancement opportunities.
In joining the Transition Team, you will benefit from a rich tapestry of experience. We are remodelling our approaches from traditional institutional approaches as we challenge inequalities that prevent young people with disabilities and their carers from living a life free of discrimination and limitations. We work with a wide range of professionals and providers who enable us to look at an individual’s needs holistically and consider our service response from a whole family perspective.
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The job advert closes at 23:59 on 16th October 2022.
This is a 12-month secondment / fixed term contract.
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.
For an informal discussion please contact Sally Graham on 07968 833 963.
We look forward to receiving your application, please click on the apply online button below to submit.
From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from 26 days annual leave (pro rata for part time staff), rising to 28 days after 2 years' service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of 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.