Social Worker - Full time - Temporary
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
£27,905 - £31,371 Grade 9 pre progression £32,878 - £36,876 Grade 11 post progression
Social Care - Children Service
Spennymoor, however you may be required to work at any DCC council office. Travel to neighbouring local authority areas and further may also be required.
CYPS/20/157a, V6412, S046392
Children and Young Peoples Services
Children's Social Care – Looked After & Permanence Service
Post title: Social Worker – full time – temporary until 30th June 2021
Job Location: Spennymoor, however you may be required to work at any DCC council office. Travel to neighbouring local authority areas and further may also be required.
Children and Young People's Services are seeking a Social Worker to join our Young People’s Service based at Council Offices, Green Lane, Spennymoor. The Young People’s Service work with young people primarily between the ages of 15 and up to 25 depending on their legal status. Social Workers work with children in need, looked after children and care leavers. Our work focuses on providing stability and opportunities for young people with the aim of improving their outcomes and helping them to reach their potential.
This opportunity will be attractive to social workers who want to:
• Form positive long-term relationships with young people as they begin their transition to adulthood
• Undertake planned work, with some requirement to manage unplanned situations
• Work with a wide range of young people
We are looking for social workers who:
• Are able to build effective relationships with young people and their carers
• Have excellent organisational skills - able to plan their work well and manage unplanned work when required
• Have great report writing and analytical skills
• Are resilient
• Are able to travel. This is normally limited to County Durham and neighbouring local authority areas but could be a greater distance.
In return we offer a supportive team environment, excellent professional development, regular supervision and career progression.
Please note you must have completed your ASYE year before your start date with us.
For further information regarding this post please contact Tracy Shaw on: 03000262826/ email Tracy.Shaw@durham.gov.uk.
Interviews are expected to take place on Monday 20th July.
Apply on-line or for further assistance contact the Payroll & Employee Services Team on Telephone: 03000 267247 (24hr answerphone). Email: 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.
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