Adults Newly Qualified Social Worker

Posted 12 October by Surrey County Council

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The starting salary for this role is £32,896 per annum, working 36 hours per week.

Applicants must hold a valid Driving Licence and have access to a car.

Surrey County Council’s Adult Social Care Service is looking for an enthusiastic Newly Qualified Social Worker to join our Assessed and Supported Year in Employment (ASYE) at Surrey Heath Integrated Care Team.

For your first year in practice our established ASYE programme will provide you with the opportunity to develop your Social Work professional identity. Our ASYE forum groups will offer you networking opportunities and regular meetings with the other Newly Qualified Social Workers and your professional development will be reviewed at regular intervals, enabling you to receive feedback about your practice as you progress through the year. The programme offer also includes protected development time, reduced caseload and an enhanced frequency of supervision – all of which support you to develop your knowledge, skills and confidence as you transition into practice within an adult social care setting.

We are looking for a newly qualified professional who shares the same values and ethos as we do. We want Social Workers who believe it is important to promote people’s independence and wellbeing through personalised care and support that focuses on their strengths, the outcomes they want to achieve and enables choice and control.

You will be based in one of the County’s Adult Social Care Locality Teams in Camberley, Surrey Heath.

An ASYE assessor will be identified prior to the start of your ASYE programme. You will be supported by your ASYE assessors and coordinators to gain an understanding of what you need to do to successfully complete your ASYE.

To be shortlisted to interview, your CV will clearly evidence:

  • You have successfully completed a Social Work degree (or equivalent).
  • Experience working with Adults and their families, e.g. voluntary work/transferable work experience skills, etc.
  • Registered with Social Work England
  • Hold a valid full UK driver's license and have access to a vehicle.
  • You have fully answered the supplementary questions

At Surrey, our values and behaviours are just as important as our skills and abilities. They shape who we are as an organisation. Find out more about the values we follow.

For more information please find the full job description below and refer to this before submitting your application. We also invite you to read our Life at Surrey handbook to see insights of the culture at Surrey and how as a valued employee, you can help shape our Council.

Additional Information

The job advert closes at 23:59 on 24th October 2021.

Interviews will take place on 2nd November 2021.

An enhanced DBS ‘Disclosure and Barring Service’ check for regulated activity (formerly known as CRB) and the Children’s and Adults’ Barred List checks will be required for this role.

Registration with Social Work England is a requirement of this role.

Contact Details

For an informal discussion please contact Clare Walton on .

We look forward to receiving your application and personal statement, please click on the apply online button below to submit.


From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from 26 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years' service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.

Our Commitment

Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.

Reference: 44340459

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