Social Worker.1770

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
31/07/2020 23:59
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
"Northumbria House, Cramlington"
Closing date:
31 Jul
Further Information

Previous applicants need not apply

At Northumberland County Council we are proud of our employees, who are passionate and committed to improving outcomes for our children and young people, ensuring that they feel safe, healthy, happy and ready to learn and achieve.  Are you the right person to help us to develop a brighter future for our children and  young people? If  so, we are looking to recruit enthusiastic and positive 

Social Workers to work across our 14+ and Youth Justice Service;  who have a thorough understanding of the frameworks that underpin social work practice, can bring insight and experience to the team and the lives of children and are able to show initiative and can  help to develop our services to an outstanding standard.  You must also enjoy working in a high pace team, being able to deliver consistency, energy and passion to make a difference to children and young people's lives; as we place children and young people at the heart of all we do and aim to provide a quality service to children in care and care leavers to achieve the best possible outcomes for those children, their families and carers. You will be part of a creative, enthusiastic and dynamic service that is co-located with our Youth Offending Service, Youth Service and SORTED Substance Misuse Service.  As a service, we will provide you with excellent support and supervision together with genuine opportunities for personal development.

It is a requirement that you have 2 years post qualifying, frontline experience.

As a Service we can offer: A modern and flexible working environment for our staff within a central location, agile working through the use of google mail and apps; which enables collaborative and streamlined working, strong and visible leadership from Snr Management and the autonomy to do your job:
- A competitive salary
- An annual leave entitlement of up to 30 days
- Salary Sacrifice Schemes, including a scheme for booking holidays abroad
- Staff benefits Scheme

This is a full time, permanent position based at Cramlington.

For further guidance on completing your application and information about our equality and diversity initiatives, please see attached and more details about the role can be found in the attached job description and person specification. 

If you have a disability and would prefer to apply in a different format or would like us to make reasonable adjustments to enable you to attend interview please email hrrecruitment@northumberland.gov.uk