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DBS3906 Social Worker

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
22/05/2020
Advert End Date:
07/06/2020 23:59
Salary:
£26,999 - £34,788 pa
Hours per week:
37
Job Category:
Social Care - Adult Service
Vacancy ID:
197765
Employment Location:
Any location within North Tyneside
Closing date:
7 Jun
Further Information

North Tyneside Council are looking to appoint four Social Workers in our integrated Mental Health Services.

Post 1; Social Worker Grade 8/9: Permanent, full time North Tyneside Recovery Partnership (NTRP)

We are looking to recruit a Social Worker for our Drug and Alcohol service a Multi-Agency Team based at North Tyneside Recovery Partnership. This service is delivered in partnership between Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust, Changing Lives and Turning Point. The North Tyneside Recovery Partnership (NTRP) is a dedicated service for anyone living in North Tyneside, 18 years old and over, who is experiencing problems with drugs and alcohol. This is an exciting opportunity to work alongside our health colleagues in delivering a recovery focused service to those experiencing problems with drugs and alcohol.

Post 2; Social Worker Grade 8/9: Full-Time Permanent Community Treatment Team (CTT)

This is a co-located Social Work post with Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust to provide a multi-disciplinary approach to adults and their families experiencing severe and enduring mental health issues.

Post 3; Social Worker Grade 8/9: Full-Time Permanent Community Treatment Team (CTT)

This is a co-located Social Work post with Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust to provide a multi-disciplinary approach to adults and their families experiencing severe and enduring mental health issues.

Post 4; Social Worker Grade 8/9: Full-Time Temporary for 6 months Community Treatment Team (CTT) This is a co-located Social Work post with Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust to provide a multi-disciplinary approach to adults and their families experiencing severe and enduring mental health issues.

The Mental Health Service works to a Recovery Model which is flexible, responsive and promotes evidence-based intervention. This is an exciting opportunity to enhance the established social work component of the service and to work alongside colleagues from health; there is a strong commitment to working in partnership with service users, carers, professionals and providers.

Our vision is to work alongside people, to help keep them well and safe and to do as much for themselves as possible, for as long as possible.

You must be dynamic, committed to providing excellent services and bring a comprehensive knowledge and skill-base to drug and alcohol and mental health services. You must be an enthusiastic team player who is passionate about achieving the best outcomes for the residents of North Tyneside.

There is a robust ASYE Scheme to enable and support newly qualified social workers through the first year of qualification in addition to a well-established programme of CPD, including a Progression scheme and social workers are actively encouraged to undertake PQ training.

There are attractive terms and conditions of employment, including generous annual leave entitlement, flexi scheme, membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme and access to staff benefits/discounts, including a lease car scheme

You should hold a relevant Social Work qualification such as the Social Work Degree, DipSW, CQSW or CSS and be registered with the Social Work England.

You will be appointed to LG Grade 8 or 9 depending on your qualifications and experience.
LG Grade 8 - £26,999 - £30,507 pa
LG Grade 9 - £31,371 - £34,788 pa

Please contact Kulvinda Chohan Team Manager on 07812523378 for further information.

Please be advised that this position will require an Enhanced check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

North Tyneside Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

In addition, staff and volunteers are expected to familiarise themselves with all relevant policies, procedures and guidance in relation to safeguarding children and safe practice with vulnerable adults. Within North Tyneside, safeguarding is everybody’s business.