Newly Qualified Social Worker Adults - Spelthorne Locality Team

Recruiter
Surrey County Council
Location
Chard
Salary
£30,000 - £39,999
Posted
25 Sep 2020
Closes
30 Sep 2020
Ref
1724597875
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The role

Are you a newly qualified, SWE registered social worker who is looking to start the Assessed and Supported Year in Employment (ASYE) programme?

It is an expectation of applicants for Newly Qualified Social Worker positions, who qualified as a Social Worker after June 2012, that they will need to declare whether they have ever started an ASYE programme and evidence that they have either successfully completed their ASYE or be able to evidence the reason that they have not successfully completed their ASYE.

Are you interested in the challenges of working in a supportive, professional, diverse and challenging environment in a local authority?

You will need to be motivated and flexible with high professional standards and sound knowledge and experience of current legislation, including the Care Act and the Mental Capacity Act and its application to practice in a social care setting.

You will be able to communicate in a clear, fluent, concise and jargon-free way and in a courteous, calm and professional manner.

Our ASYE programme will support you to develop the key knowledge and skills required to enable you to become a confident and effective professional. You will receive professional supervision in line with the national ASYE guidance and your own team based ASYE assessor to support you through the programme.

Once you have completed your ASYE programme we will continue to support you to take your career to the next level.

We offer a competitive salary, opportunity for progression, excellent training including a thorough induction, essential training matrix linked to your role and professional development plans.

Applicants must be a car driver with full valid UK driving licence and use of a motor vehicle.

The Benefits

At Surrey we really value our staff and as part of this commitment we ensure all staff:
  • Attend a full 3-week induction where you will undertake all the mandatory training you will need. This will include e-learning and a range of workplace shadowing opportunities.
  • Receive an annual appraisal along with regular supervision sessions
  • Are assigned a “buddy” to help you settle into your new role
  • Are provided with a personal performance plan to support your career development
  • Have access to a wide range of training opportunities to help you develop yourself within the role

Other benefits of working for Surrey include:
  • 26 days paid holiday a year, increasing to 28 days after 2 years’ service.
  • A local government pension scheme
  • SWE registration paid
  • Flexible working
  • Laptop and mobile phone provided to all Social Workers

For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.

Please do not apply if you have been unsuccessful at interview stage previously for this role for any team across Adult Social Care in Surrey County Council as your application will not be considered for 3 months from your interview date.

Additional Information

Contact Details

For an informal discussion contact Jasmine Bessey on 01932 79 52 92 or by e-mail.

We look forward to receiving your application.

Additional Information

The job advert closes at 23:59 on Sunday, 29th September 2020.

As a temporary measure during COVID-19, interviews are being conducted remotely via MS Teams (or Skype). Remote interviews are scheduled to be undertaken week commencing Monday, 12 October 2020.

This Newly Qualified Social Worker vacancy is open to both INTERNAL and EXTERNAL candidates.

Applicants must be a car driver with full valid UK driving licence and use of a motor vehicle.

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.

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.

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.

Company Information

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