Social Worker

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 19/08/2020 23:59
pre-progression Grade 9, £27,905 - £31,371/post progression Grade 11, £32,878 - £36,876
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
CYPS/20/240, V6623, S047013
Post Number:
CYPS/20/240, V6623, S047013
Closing date:
19 Aug
Further Information

Children and Young Peoples Service
Children's Social Care
First Contact/MASH

Post title: Social Worker
Grade: pre-progression Grade 9, £27,905 - £31,371/post progression Grade 11, £32,878 - £36,876

An opportunity has arisen for a permanent full time Social Worker to join our team within the First Contact and MASH service at Durham County Council. We are seeking a Social Worker who has completed their Assessed and Supported Year in Employment.

You will be an experienced Social Worker in Children's services and will be responsible for receiving, screening, assessing and applying threshold to safeguarding referrals and to undertake appropriate checks, speak directly to family members and other professionals, and outcome to the appropriate service within timescales.

The post is utilising signs of safety and is based within a large, stable, multi agency team. The role is office based 8.30 - 5pm and 4.30 on a Friday.

Required qualifications: Degree in social work or equivalent social work qualification, e.g. Post Graduate Diploma in Social Work (PDDipSW) Certificate of Qualification in Social Work (CQSW), Diploma in Social Work (DipSW), Certificate in Social Services (CSS) AND Current Social Work England Registration.

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

It is anticipated that interviews will take place on 7th September.

For further information about the post please contact Ruth Smith, Team Manager on 03000 261486 or email ruth.smith2@durham.gov.uk.

Apply on-line or for further assistance contact the HR Operations & Data Team on Telephone: 03000 267247 (24hr answerphone). Email: hrCYPS@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.