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Social Work Team Manager
  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/819/16443
  • Published: Wed 24/11/2021, 16:15 PM
  • Closing on: Wed 22/12/2021, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36.0 hours per week
  • Salary: £45,734 - £51,725 per annum
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Reigate

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Social Work Team Manager

The starting salary for this role is £45,734 - £51,725 per annum based on a 36 hour working week. 

Are you a qualified Social Care Manager registered with Social Work England (or equivalent) who can nurture and grow a team of social workers and practitioners to:

  • Improve the lives of children and young people living in Surrey
  • Empower children and young people to have a voice.
  • Care about children and young people, their wellbeing and their future?

If the answer is yes, then we’d love for you to consider joining us here at Surrey as a Team Manager, to lead our team of dedicated and passionate Social Workers and Practitioners to help improve the outcomes of children in their care. 

We are offering a new financial package of up to £6000 to new permanent qualified frontline case-holding Social Workers, Team Managers and Independent Chairs (subject to tax and national insurance deductions and paid pro rata if you are part time):

  • An unconsolidated welcome payment of £1,000 with a corresponding retention period of six months
  • A further unconsolidated retention payment of £2,000 on completion of six months service, with a corresponding retention period of twelve months
  • A final unconsolidated retention payment of £3,000 on completion of 18 months service with a corresponding retention period of two years
  • Payment will be deducted from the final month salary should the corresponding tie in period not be completed.

Simply register your interest by pressing APPLY or if you would like to find out more please email

Our current opportunities are as follows:

Family Safeguarding team

NW Surrey (Runnymede, Surrey Heath and Woking)

NE Surrey (Elmbridge, Epsom and Ewell, Spelthorne)

SE Surrey (covering Tandridge, Reigate and Banstead and Mole Valley)

SW Surrey (covering Guildford and Waverley)

Children’s Looked After team 

NE Surrey (Elmbridge, Epsom and Ewell, Spelthorne)

SW Surrey (covering Guildford and Waverley)

Assessment team 

NE Surrey (Elmbridge, Epsom and Ewell, Spelthorne)

NW Surrey (Woking, Runnymede, Surrey Heath)

Children with Disabilities team 

NE Surrey (Quadrant Court, Woking)

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

Submissions to this advertisement are collated for shortlisting on a daily basis. Your application will be reviewed by a hiring manager and a response can be expected within 5 working days.

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.

Contact Details

If you would like to find out more please email We look forward to receiving your application. 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.