Senior Social Work Practitioners (Initial Response Service and Children’s Long-Term Teams)

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 17/10/2019 22:59
£37,849 - £40,760 per annum (pro rata for part time hours)
Hours per week:
37 hours per week (other working patterns available)
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Newcastle upon Tyne
Post Number:
Closing date:
17 Oct
Further Information

Children’s Social Care
Initial Response Service and Children’s Long-Term Teams
37 hours per week (other working patterns available)

Do you have a passion for social work? Are you an experienced and dynamic senior practitioner? Are you committed to providing excellent services to vulnerable children and families? Do you want an employer who will support you to have the career that is right for you?

If this is you - then Newcastle City Council is the place for you!

This is an exciting time to join us. We are making a significant investment in our social care workforce and are committed to providing our staff with the opportunities they need to develop and progress at all stages of their career

We are a cosmopolitan city and our children and families reflect the diversity and vibrancy of our city. We are city that embraces innovation and change and we can offer you exciting and rewarding casework.

We want Senior Practitioners who bring a comprehensive knowledge and skill-base to varied and complex cases. You must be driven and ambitious, both for yourself and for the children and families you work with. An enthusiastic team player you must be able to use your initiative and champion improvements in practice while supporting less experienced colleagues to do the same.

In return we will support you to succeed. At Newcastle we offer a comprehensive range of training opportunities and professional development through professional supervision, coaching and mentoring and our management programme to grow and enhance your skills.

We will encourage you to be creative and progress your career making social work at Newcastle a profession that is yours to own.

In addition, you will receive:
• A dedicated 5-day induction
• Generous annual leave in addition to Bank Holidays with the ability to buy additional leave annually
• A range of flexible working options
• A generous Flexi Scheme
• Access to Mindfulness sessions and other wellbeing initiatives
• Access to a generous, defined benefit pension scheme
• Access to a home electronics scheme and vehicle leasing scheme.

Do you think you have what it takes to join our team of excellent and dedicated social work professionals? Apply online at www.northeastjobs.org.uk, select 'Apply Now' and complete our online application.

We are committed to protecting and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff to share this commitment. This post is working in regulated activity. If you are successful we will undertake additional recruitment checks which will include a check to see if you have had any criminal convictions, a check of police information and we will check the barred list(s). It is a criminal offence for a barred individual to apply for a job in regulated activity.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.