Support Time Recovery Worker – Prison Social Care Team – Guildford

Job Details £22,233 per annum for 36 hours per week based at HMP Send, GU23 7LT. 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 24 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. 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. 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. About the Role The implementation of the Care Act (2014) means Surrey County Council now holds social care responsibilities whilst prisoners reside in Surrey Prisons. This is an exciting and developing area of social care and we are looking to appoint a full time Support Time and Recovery post to join our team to deliver social care into prisons. The post holders will require experience across older persons, mental health, learning disabilities or physical disabilities. The post holders will be part of a small specialist team delivering social care into prisons. The role includes a re-ablement element to support those with physical needs and developing independence across a range of needs. The post holders will be linked into an identified prison but there will also be an expectation of working across other prisons at times to maintain cover seven days a week (between 8am to 8pm). You will be required to be self-motivated with a high level of autonomous working. You will need to be flexible and adaptable to work in a challenging and demanding environment to promote the social care agenda within the prisons for those who are eligible for services. You will need to feel comfortable working within the constraints of the prison environment and will be required to have a successful additional prison security check. You are required to hold a full current driving licence and use of a vehicle to enable you to effectively undertake this role. Applications from those who do not meet this requirement will not be considered. For more information please find attached to the bottom of this advert a full job profile. Additional Information The job advert closes at 23:59 on 31st December 2018. Interviews date to be confirmed Values and Behaviours Our values are what support our vision, shape the culture and are crucial in delivering our corporate strategy. For more information about our values and behaviours please follow this link.
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