Social Workers

Job Summary
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Closed for applications on 14/01/2019 23:59
Grade 6 - 8 (SCP 28 - 41) £25,463 - £37,107
Job Category:
Social Care - Adult Service
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Locality teams and Hospital
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Closing date:
14 Jan
Further Information

Applications are invited from qualified Social Workers for a number of vacancies, which have recently become available within Sunderland in the Community Locality Based teams and the Hospital SW team

Principal duties will be to complete assessments of need working to the National Eligibility Criteria as introduced by the Care Act and the arrangement of Care Support for vulnerable adults aged 18 and over, working closely with statutory partners, independent agencies and third sector partners.

Positions available
4 x permanent posts 3 x 37 hpw 1 x 18.5 hpw
1 x temporary 18.5 hpw (Coalfields)
1 x temporary maternity leave x 37 hpw (East)

Permanent 37hours (West )
Permanent 37 hours (Hospital Social Work Team)
Permanent 37 hours (Washington)
Permanent 18.5 hours (West)
Temporary 18.5 hours (Coalfields)
Temporary 37 hours (East maternity leave)

For an informal discussion please contact the Recruiting Managers as follows
Hospital Social work Team - Janette Hargreaves on 0191 56562546 (ask for the Hospital Social Work Team)
West Team - Kat Binnion- 0191 525 2339
Coal Fields Team - Lesley Howell -0191 5297081

This post is exempt from the rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore will be subject to a DBS check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Applications should be made on-line at For further assistance contact the Org Man & Resourcing Team by Telephone: 0191 561 1755 . Email: Please note that CV’s are not acceptable.

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered online with North East Jobs, including your invitation to any online assessment you are required to undertake and your to invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email inbox after the closing date for notifications as you may not be notified by any other means. Please remember to check your junk mail items.

Please be advised if you have not heard from us in six weeks after the closing date please assume you have not been shortlisted.

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This job is closed for applications.