Senior Social Worker - Child Sexual Exploitation - Surrey - £39,270 - £43,150 per annum
There is a permanent position available in the CSE team for a senior social worker in Surrey.
As a senior social worker you will have the opportunity to support and co-work with less experienced members of the team. You will supervise family support workers and act as a work based supervisor for students. However there are also excellent chances for development: the successful candidate will receive regular reflective supervision, access to a comprehensive training programme and guidance from a supportive management team.
Benefits as a senior social worker:
- 28 days annual leave.
- £2000 golden hello.
- Access to development and training
- Local Government Pension Scheme
- Relocation package of up to £8,000
About this role:
Our service is a fast paced, busy and supportive duty team completing child and family assessments, section 47s, Child Protection and Child in Need work whilst planning for permanence from day one. You will undertake assessments and interventions with children and families. Surrey is also implementing Signs of Safety as the framework to support social work practice.
As a Senior Social Worker you will undertake assessments of need, care planning and, child protection investigations, aiming to prevent the separation of children from their families where possible, and to ensure that children and young people are adequately protected in line with departmental policy, procedures and relevant legislation. You will support alternative permanent care for children who have to be separated from their families in a timely fashion.
You will ensure a positive, high profile for Surrey Children’s Services in its dealings with the public, users and carers and external agencies is maintained. You will act as a mentor to social workers and support their professional development, and undertake duties of a practice teacher as required. You will also assess and manage the risk involved in protecting vulnerable children and young people, distinguishing levels of risk for different situations, to prevent harm and abuse.
All applicants must:
- Be HCPC registered
- Be eligible to work in the UK
For further information about this role please email firstname.lastname@example.org