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Enabling Independence Team Worker
  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/198678/26479
  • Published: Wed 26/10/2022, 16:05 PM
  • Closing on: Sat 26/11/2022, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36.0 hours per week
  • Salary: £26,080 - £28,617 per annum
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Guildford or Woking

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Enabling Independence Team Worker

The starting salary for these positions is £26,080 per annum based on a 36 hour working week. 

Mental Health Enabling Independence Services: Enabling Independence Worker Roles

There are exciting opportunities for a range of Enabling Independence Worker roles within Mental Health Recovery due to the development of new services.

We are currently looking to recruit team workers to be a part of our Mental Health Enabling Independence offer; this is a team that seeks to support people struggling with their mental health and/or substance misuse needs. We adopt a strengths based approach, with the person at the centre, to focus on supporting people to become more independent.

You will need to have a good understanding of mental health and/or substance misuse needs and demonstrate experience of working within this area.

It is also essential that you have a valid driving licence and use of a vehicle for the performance of the role. You will benefit from a wide variety of training and development opportunities, regular supervision, essential business mileage, flexible benefit options and the support of a friendly team; passionate about the work they undertake.

There are currently Enabling Independence Team Worker positions available based at the following locations:

  • Millmead House, Millmead, Guildford, GU2 4BB (Permanent positions)
  • Quadrant Court, 35 Guildford Road, Woking, GU22 7QQ (Permanent and 18-month fixed-term contracts available)

At Surrey, our values and behaviours are just as important as our skills and abilities. They shape who we are as an organisation. Find out more about the values we follow. 

Additional Information

This is a rolling advert therefore applications will be reviewed on a continuous basis.

These are full time positions, although we welcome applications from people who may wish to apply for part-time hours. We are offering a combination of fixed term contracts and permanent roles.

An enhanced DBS ‘Disclosure and Barring Service’ check for regulated activity (formerly known as CRB) Adults’ Barred List checks will be required for this role. 

It is also essential that you have a valid driving licence and use of a vehicle for the performance of the role. Unfortunately, applicants who do not meet this criteria will not be short-listed for interview.

Contact Details

For an informal discussion please contact Michelle Dunbar on 07773 061935 or via or Olga Portillo on 0780 5784082.

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, 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.

Our Commitment

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.