Social Care Assistant is signing in BSL. She is wearing a branded fleece jacket from our charity.(Fixed Term Contract –12 months maybe extended)
Full-time 36 hours per week
(Mileage to be paid at 45p per mile)
Full time annual leave entitlement is 28 days

Sensory Services by Sight for Surrey has been established for over 100 years and is the major provider of services for people who are Deaf, hard of hearing, blind, partially sighted, and deafblind in Surrey.

We are looking for a Registered Qualified Senior Social Worker to join our team providing specialist social work support working with Deaf and deafblind adults in Surrey.

We provide specialist social work support working within the community and provision of specialist social work Duty Support.  Our team is a dynamic mixture of qualified and trainee social workers, Deaf community officers and Social Care Assistants, and we work closely with our locality colleagues.

You would be joining a highly supportive and compassionate team, passionate about promoting accessible services for Deaf and deafblind people in Surrey.

Commitment to person centred working, excellent communication and IT skills, the ability to work flexibly, as part of a team, collaborate effectively with others, and an enthusiastic ‘can do’ approach are essential.

You must be a Registered Qualified Social Worker with an up-to-date registration. If you are not fluent in BSL, we will be supporting you with learning BSL and you will be able to access interpreters. We welcome registered qualified social workers applications from the Deaf Community who can sign up to BSL level 2.

We can offer you:

  • A generous annual leave allowance (full time annual leave entitlement is 28 days per annum, plus bank holidays).
  • Investment in your development, with training opportunities available.
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Programme.
  • Pension contributions matched up to 6% using the Pensions Trust.
  • Annual flu vaccinations and an eye test every two years with a contribution towards work related glasses.
  • Wide range of training opportunities suitable for your role.
  • A growing range of other staff benefits.
  • A fun and friendly team!

A Disclosure and Barring Service will be required which we can arrange.
Sensory Services by Sight for Surrey complies with auto enrolment, we match contributions up to 6%. using the Pensions Trust.

For further details of the role please see the job description.

Closing Date: 12pm Wednesday 29th May 2024
Interview Date: Thursday 6th June 2024

For an application pack please contact Sophia Eyre, or by post to Sophia Eyre, Sensory Services by Sight for Surrey, Rentwood, School Lane, Fetcham, Surrey, KT22 9JX.  For further details please telephone 07396 820 717.

Alternatively, you may download the forms and job description using the links below:

Senior Social Worker Application Form (Word)
Senior Social Worker Application Form (PDF)

Senior Social Worker Job Profile (PDF)

GDPR Privacy Notice for Job Applicants
Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form (Word)
Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form (PDF)

Sensory Services by Sight for Surrey is an equal opportunities employer and accredited as Disability Confident. Website:
Registered Charity No: 1121949, Company No: 06309405