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Qualified Social Worker - Adults Locality Team

  • Job reference: QASW/GU1
  • Location: Camberley, Surrey
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified Social Work
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Job description: Service Care solutions are working together with Surrey County Council to recruit for experienced qualified Social workers to work within their Locality Team County wide. If this is a position you this think you qualify for please see the below detail for a bit more information.

For this position, you must have -

* Social work staff working in Adult Social Care Services will be based in a community, hospital or specialist team and will be required to work flexibly.
* Surrey has both urban and rural areas and social workers will be expected to have a valid driving licence to drive in the UK and access to a vehicle.
* Reasonable adjustments will be made for social workers who have a disability to enable them to fulfil the requirements of the job.
* Professional supervision will be provided.
● Recognised Social Work qualification.
● Social workers must have, and maintain current registration with the relevant regulatory body and adhere to their standards for conduct, performance and ethics.
● Registered social workers qualifying after 2012 will be expected to have successfully completed the Assessed and Supported Year in Employment.
About the role -
Casework Management
* Take professional responsibility as directed for managing a caseload, which will include individuals, children, families, and carers who require support and guidance. Enable them to identify their needs and plan support to meet those needs using the full range of options, seeking advice and support where appropriate.
* Demonstrate confident and effective judgement about risk and accountability in decision making.
Assessment and Review
* Use assessment procedures discerningly in response to the presenting needs and to ensure that a proportionate assessment is completed in a way that enables maximum participation.
Advice and Guidance
* Provide information, advice and guidance in line with current national legislation and to recognise the need for and appropriately signpost to other agencies, services or providers.
* Understand the forms of harm and their impact on people and be able to identify safeguarding concerns.
* Where relevant and with support undertake assessment and planning for safeguarding.
Staff Development
* Share and present professional knowledge and expertise with colleagues within the team. * When appropriate provide professional reflective supervision to staff who are not professionally qualified.
Data Quality
* Take professional and personal responsibility for clear recording of analysis and judgements, maintaining up to date casework records on the database as required by Surrey County Council.
* Take responsibility for working within the Directorate's data protection policies.
Duties For All Values:
To uphold the values and behaviours of the organisation. Equality & Diversity: To work inclusively, with a diverse range of stakeholders and promote equality of opportunity. Health, safety and welfare: To maintain high standards of Health, Safety and Welfare at work and take reasonable care for the health and safety of themselves and others.
If you are interested in the role, or know of anyone who may be, please contact Sammy at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208964 or email for more information or a detailed job description.

Service Care Solutions also offers a £250 referral bonus! So if you know of anyone who would be perfect for this position and they are placed into work, you will receive £250 for the referral once their probationary period has been completed!