Social Work Assistant

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Part time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 21/01/2019 23:59
£18,870 - £21,074 (Grade 5 pre progression) £20,541 - £23,111 (Grade 6 post progression)
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Social Care - Adult Service
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
the post will be located within one of the Learning Disabilities Teams, however you may be required to work at any DCC council office.
Post Number:
Closing date:
21 Jan
Further Information

Learning Disabilities Team

Vacancy Reference Number: AHS/18/406A

Post title: Social Work Assistant - part time (19 hours) - temporary until 31/03/2020

Job Location: the post will be located within one of the Learning Disabilities Teams, however you may be required to work at any DCC council office.

Salary: £18,870 - £21,074/ £20,541 - £23,111 (pro rata to hours worked)
i.e. Grade 5 pre-progression / Grade 6 post-progression

We are looking to appoint a part time temporary Social Work Assistant, within the Adult Care Learning Disability Integrated Team.

The successful candidate’s role will primarily be reviewing assessed needs of service users and supporting service users to live more independently in the community; monitoring and reviewing packages of care. They should have a good understanding of key policy drivers and issues affecting the Team’s service user groups and their carers, and be able to work with partner agencies, providers, and other professionals, in order to ensure that needs are assessed and met in an appropriate and timely manner.

It is anticipated that interviews will be held week commencing 28TH January 2019.

Required qualifications: 5 GCSEs (A-C grades) or equivalent relevant qualification

The successful applicant will be subject to a satisfactory Disclosure & Barring Service Enhanced Disclosure check.

For further information about the post please contact: Pete Robson, Team Manager on tel: 03000 267901 or via email at

Apply on-line or for further assistance contact the HR Operations & Data Team on Telephone: 03000 267247 (24hr answerphone). Email:

Permanent DCC employees wishing to undertake a temporary post within the Council, whether this is within their substantive service, or across services, should seek the approval of their Line Manager/Senior Manager to undertake this temporary post with the guarantee to return to their substantive post at the expiry of the temporary post. If the temporary post is reviewed and further extended, agreement must be sought from the employee’s substantive line manager.

In line with the County Council’s Recruitment & Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CV’s. Any information provided on CV’s will not be considered for short-listing purposes.

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered with North East Jobs, including your invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email after the closing date for notification from ‘DONOTREPLY@NORTHEASTJOBS.ORG.UK’ as you will not be notified by any other means.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.