Social Worker job in Surrey

Social Worker | Mental Health Team | Surrey County Council | Caritas Recruitment

Social Worker

Bringing a strength based approach to supporting adults with mental health diagnoses in Surrey.

A great opportunity has arisen for practitioners wanting an opportunity to practice and sharpen their strength based practice skills.

Adult Mental Health Services provided by Surrey County Council are embarking on changes that will lead to a more personalised approach to support people living in Surrey with mental health diagnoses and carers who support them, through recovery to living independent lives.

Our client is looking for experienced Social Workers, confident in their knowledge and ability to put into practice the statutory requirements of the Care Act 2014, and with an enthusiasm to use strength based approaches when engaging, assessing people, working innovatively to find solutions to support independence and well being meeting whole family needs when appropriate.

You will work closely with a small group of colleagues identifying people and their carers in need of assessment, carry out assessment and support planning when needed using strength based approaches, leading to plans that reflect individual ambition and plans to achieve. You will also carry out other statutory assessment or enquiries as required.

Opportunities to work flexibility across the week (including weekend working) are available. You will work from multiple bases across East and West Surrey.

Interested candidates should have;

* Post qualifying experience of working as a Mental Health Social Worker

* Duty experience

* Managing a complex case load

* Own car

* ASYE Certification if UK trained

If successful you can expect the following;

* Start ASAP

* 36 hours per week

* 3 month contract initially

At Caritas we offer all our locums a dedicated personal and professional service with free DBS check. We are always on hand to assist you in anyway that we can. This includes reviewing your CV or providing interview advice. We also offer some of the most competitive rates of pay. Once you have experienced our high levels of service if you refer our details to a friend we have bonus reward scheme.

If you are interested in the role or would simply like some further information please contact Natalie Duckett today at (url removed) or call (phone number removed).

Caritas Recruitment is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.


  • Location: Surrey
  • Job Title: Social Worker
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