Children's Social Worker - Surrey - £33,665 - £38,312pa
We are currently looking for a Social Worker to join a Children's Social Work team in Surrey. The local authority is looking to develop area based services that have a multi disciplinary input. You’ll be taking on challenging and rewarding work, assisted by high quality supervision from experienced managers who are committed to making the improvements required to ensure that children and their families receive a good service. There is also a firm commitment to ensuring you have manageable caseloads – allowing you to do the work that you need to do for children.You will undertake holistic assessments of children and their families’ needs, working with children who are in need or in need of protection and developing and reviewing effective plans. You will also plan with and support children where they cannot safely live in their families, to ensure their life chances are maximised and they meet their full potential
- 28 days annual leave.
- £2000 golden hello.
- Access to development and training
- Local Government Pension Scheme
- Relocation package of up to £8,000
We are looking to develop area based services which will have multi-disciplinary input. Each location will be made up of the following teams:
- Child in Need
- Child Protection
- Looked after Children
- Multi agency safeguarding Hu
About the Role:
Surrey County Council has a fantastic opportunity for qualified social workers to join one of our front line teams. We are looking for committed and passionate workers who are interested in the challenges of working in a busy, professional environment.
We will be driving forward improvements in practice by introducing the Family Safeguarding model, an evidenced based approach in improving outcomes for children. This approach has been successfully implemented by Hertfordshire, Luton, Peterborough and West Berkshire, all of which have been rated as good by Ofsted.