DBS4404 Social Worker - Mental Health Services

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 19/09/2021 23:59
£27,741 - £35,745 pa
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Social Care - Adult Service
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Any location within North Tyneside
Number of posts:
Closing date:
19 Sep
Further Information

North Tyneside Council are looking to appoint one Social Worker in our Mental Health Services.

This is based in our Adult Mental Health Team and we work closely with our colleagues from 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. We also work alongside our partners at North Tyneside Recovery partnership (NTRP) which is a dedicated service for anyone living in North Tyneside, 18 years old and over, who are experiencing problems with drugs and alcohol. We work alongside our health colleagues in delivering a recovery focused service to those experiencing problems with drugs and alcohol

The Mental Health Service works within a ways to wellbeing 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 Grade 8 or 9 depending on your qualifications and experience.
Grade 8 - £27,741 - £31,346 pa
Grade 9 - £32,234 - £35,745 pa

Please contact Kulvinda Chohan Interim Service Manager on 0191 6437352 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.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.