Social Worker Looked After and Permanence Team 2

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 30/06/2020 23:59
£27,905 - £31,371 Grade 9 pre progression £32,878 - £36,876 Grade 11 post progression
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
An approved team location
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Number of posts:
Closing date:
30 Jun
Further Information

Children's Services
Looked After and Permanence Team 2
Social Worker

37 Hour post on the Looked After and Permanence Team

The overall aim of the Looked after and Permanence Service is to ensure that all children who are looked after with either Care plans of permanence through adoption, long term foster carer or long term residential care receive a timely, high quality and consistent service. To ensure that we improve outcomes and actively promote the Life chances for all Looked After children.

You will ideally have experience of working with Looked After Children.

The post holder will be responsible for the delivery of high quality social work and support services in line with statute, regulation, national standards, policy and procedure.


A social work qualification, experience of working with people in a social care setting, including looked after children are essential. You will receive quality supervision and a commitment to your on going continuing professional development. Registration with Social Work England is essential.

For further information regarding the post based within the Looked After and Permanence Team please call Martin Reeves on 03000 260054 or email martin.reeves@durham.gov.uk or Lisa Howard on 03000 262254 or email lisa.howard@durham.gov.uk

It is expected virtual interviews will take place week commencing 6th July 2020.

Apply on-line or for further assistance contact the Payroll & Employee Services Team via email NEJ@durham.gov.uk or PESCYPS@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.