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Children's Social Workers

Coronavirus update

Subject to the ongoing situation, it's essential that we continue recruiting safely. Therefore, interviews and communication will be virtual wherever possible and this will be communicated to you directly by the hiring manager.

Please also expect that advert closing dates and interview dates may change as required. We still continue to welcome applications for our current roles and wish you the best of luck with your application.

We would welcome applications especially for our most critical roles to ensure we're supporting our residents

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Social Worker: £34,688 - £38,476 per annum

Supporting your career development is a top priority for us. That's why we'll ensure you have manageable workloads, regular supervision and, through annual appraisals, the opportunity to develop your career and progress your pay.

Being in one of our front line social work teams, you'll hold a mixed and varied caseload:

  • Undertaking assessments of children through direct work.
  • Working with families and partnership organisations.
  • Developing child centred plans and implementing and reviewing these with the child, family and professional network.

You'll be expected to maintain high standards of professional practice, working at all times in the best interests of children and young people. You'll ensure that there are clear evidence based assessments and plans in place on all allocated cases.

We're looking for confident and skilled social workers who are:

  • Determined to achieve the best for children.
  • Able to convey their analysis and planning through presentation and written reports.
  • Capable of delivering effective interventions to achieve significant long term improvements for children.

Senior Social Worker: £39,438 - £43,744 per annum

As a Senior Social Worker in Surrey, you'll be carrying a more complex caseload, supporting and co-working cases with less experienced members of the team, and supervising family support workers.

There are a number of senior social worker posts in every team and we are looking for candidates with the right experience to join us. Alternatively senior social worker roles can be applied for once you have developed the level of experience required.

If successful we will provide management, supervision and leadership training so you are equipped for this role and are involved in the more strategic development of the Service.


Advanced Social Workers: £39,438 - £43,744 per annum

This is an opportunity for you to progress your career in social work without entering a management role. You will have the opportunity to join colleagues Advanced Social Workers in County Wide learning activities organised by the Surrey Children's Service Academy. You will have a tailored induction on taking up your role.


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