Northumberland County Council

Children’s Social Work Service sits within Northumberland’s Wellbeing and Community Health Services Directorate. it consists of;

- Front Door service
- 4 Locality Safeguarding Teams
- 14+ Team
- Children’s Disability Team
- Family placement Service

The role

Rated 'Good' by Ofsted, we are looking for experienced social workers with post qualification experience within a social work role or social workers who have successfully completed the ASYE Programme. These social workers will be committed professionals, determined to deliver an excellent service to vulnerable individuals within our communities. Current opportunities are available within our Locality Safeguarding Teams in Blyth, Berwick, and Bedlington. There are also opportunities within our Front Door (Based in Bedlington). Please note – Northumberland is geographically vast however Locality Teams work within their particular areas and we have a Front Door Duty system in Berwick and Hexham which picks up Duty visits/tasks within those 2 respective areas, therefore travel is actually minimal.


You will always want to hear the child’s voice and ensure that this is taken into account.

You will be passionate about maximising a child’s life chances to improve their overall outcomes.

You will have excellent communication skills and be able to make decisions and plans with children and their families; utilising the Signs of Safety approach.

You will care enough to want to make a difference - every day.

If your skillset includes the above, come and join a progressive and innovative organisation that values all of our employees.

You will hold a relevant Social Work qualification such as the Social Work Degree, DipSW, CQSW, or CSS and be registered with the Social Work England.

Job List

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Experienced Social Workers
Closing date: 31 Dec

Working Pattern:Full time
Employment Location:Throughout Northumberland
Job category:Social Care - Children Service
Contract Type:Permanent
Salary:£33486 - 37568
Number of posts:5
Vacancy ID:192961

We are looking for experienced social workers with post qualification experience or those who have completed the ASYE Programme.

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