Social Worker (Adults)

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 30/03/2020 23:59
£27,905 - £31,371- £32,878– £36,876 pre-progression grade 9/post -progression grade 11
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Social Care - Adult Service
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
One of the locality teams however you may be required to work at any Council building.
Post Number:
Closing date:
30 Mar
Further Information

Adult Health Services
Adult Care – Older People
Derwentside Locality Team

Social Worker –
Temporary for 6 months to cover a period of maternity leave

Salary: £27,905 - £31,371- £32,878– £36,876
i.e. pre-progression grade 9 scp 24 – 28
post -progression grade 11 scp 30 – 34

Job Location: One of the locality teams however you may be required to work at any Council building.


A temporary social worker is required in the Derwentside Locality Team to ensure that the social care needs of people are fully assessed and that services are delivered, monitored and reviewed in accordance with the agreed care plan.

Required qualifications: Professional qualification: Degree in SW, Dip SW, CSS or CQSW or equivalent plus Social work England registration.

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

For further information about the post please contact Clare Blackburn, Locality Team Manager on 03000 264964 or email clare.blackburn@durham.gov.uk

It is anticipated that interviews will be held on 1st May 2020.

Apply on-line or for further assistance contact the Payroll & Employee Services on Telephone: 03000 267247 (24hr answerphone).
Email: PESAHS@durham.gov.uk

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.