Social Worker

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 24/02/2019 23:59
£27,358 - £30,756 Grade 9 pre progression - £32,233 - £36,153 Grade 11 post progression
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Spennymoor, however you may be required to work at any DCC council office
Post Number:
Closing date:
24 Feb
Further Information

Children's Social Care – Looked After & Permanence Service

Vacancy Reference No: CYPS/19/24a

Post title: Social Worker – full time – permanent

£27,358 - £30,756 Grade 9 pre progression
£32,233 - £36,153 Grade 11 post progression

Job Location: Spennymoor, however you may be required to work at any DCC council office.

Children and Young People’s Services are seeking a Social Worker to join our Young People’s Service South currently based in Spennymoor.

The Young People’s Service work with young people primarily between the ages of 15 and up to 25 depending on their legal status. Social Workers work with children in need, looked after children and care leavers. Our work focuses on providing stability and opportunities for young people with the aim of improving their outcomes and helping them to reach their potential.

This opportunity will be attractive to social workers who want to:

• Form positive long term relationships with young people as they begin their transition into adulthood
• Undertake planned work, with some requirement to manage unplanned situations
• Work with a wider range of young people

We are looking for social workers who:

• Are able to build effective relationships with young people
• Have excellent organisational skills - able to plan their work well and manage the unexpected
• Have great writing and analytical skills
• Are resilient

In return we offer a supportive team environment, excellent professional development, regular supervision and career progression.

Required qualifications: Degree in social work or equivalent social work qualification, e.g. Post Graduate Diploma in Social Work (PDDipSW) Certificate of Qualification in Social Work (CQSW), Diploma in Social Work (DipSW), Certificate in Social Services (CSS) AND Current HCPC Registration

The successful applicant for this post will be required to apply for a Disclosure & Barring Service Enhanced Disclosure.

If you are interested in the post and would like to find out more, please don’t hesitate to contact Laura Broomfield, Team Manager for an informal discussion, Tel: 03000 262271 or e-mail: laura.broomfield@durham.gov.uk

It is anticipated that interviews will be held on Wednesday, 6th March 2019.

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

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.