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Qualified Social Worker - Looked After Children Team

  • Location

    Guildford, Surrey

  • Sector:

    Social Care

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £38.00 - £42.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Ben Holden

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  • Salary low:


  • Job ref:

    Ben - LAC_1617114883

  • Published:

    22 days ago

  • Expiry date:


Team Name: SW CLA Team 2

Team Location: Guildford St Francis Centre

Team Description/Dynamic: Looked after Children's Team case holding children with statutory needs

Case Load: approx. 15-18 children

Please list 5 essential requirements for the role:
1. Social Work qualification
2. Ability to carry out high quality direct work with all age children and record it
3. Good time management and planning skills
4. Good report writing which incorporates the child and uses child friendly language, avoiding jargon
5. Ability to support colleagues in the Team, sharing learning, covering duty days, and willingness to develop

Any Essential Training required: Social Work Qualification

When will the interviews be held: as needed

Working from Home Policy: The Team currently work from home full time, but the expectation will be that people return to the office once gov agreement in place. Working from home will remain an option, but how often is yet to be defined.

Is Equipment Provided(eg. Laptop)? Yes - Mobile Phone and Laptop will be provided

PPE requirement and provision: All PPE is provided and of good quality

Why work for Surrey: We are an Authority who are on a learning journey so it is an exciting time for development of Motivational Interviewing, the Family Resilience Model for the Safeguarding Teams, and development of closer work with our User Voice and Participation Teams for Looked after Children. Surrey are developing their own accommodation for Care Leavers to widen our offer to them.