Social Work Assistant (adults)

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 19/12/2021 23:59
£20,092 - £22,183 / £21,748 - £24,491 Grade 5 pre progression/ grade 6 post progression
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Social Care - Adult Service
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Within a Locality Team- Hybrid working between home and office
Post Number:
Number of posts:
Closing date:
19 Dec
Further Information

Durham and Chester Le Street Locality Team

Social Work Assistant

37 hrs temporary until 30th June 2022 subject to the return of the substantive postholder

Vacancy No: AHS/21/665

Salary: £20,092 - £22,183 / £21,748 - £24,491 Grade 5 pre progression/ grade 6 post progression

We are looking to appoint a temporary Social Work Assistant to work within the Durham and Chester Le Street Locality Team.

The Team provides an effective and efficient Assessment and Care Management service to adults 18 years and over with a physical disability, older people, and their carers.

The successful candidate will have a good understanding of key policy drivers and issues affecting the Team’s service user groups and their carers. They will be able to work with partner agencies, providers, and other professionals in order to ensure that needs are assessed and met in an appropriate and timely manner.

Required Qualifications: 5 GCSEs (A-C grades), or equivalent relevant qualification.

For further information about the post please contact

Catherine Rowlands, Locality Team Manager on Tel.03000 265231 , E-mail: catherine.rowlands@durham.gov.uk

It is anticipated that interviews will be held week beginning 10th January, 2022

Interviews will be held remotely via Microsoft Teams. If you are successful at shortlisting you will be notified via North East Jobs of the date and time of your interview. A separate invite will be sent via Microsoft Teams.

The appointment of the successful applicant will be subject to a satisfactory Enhanced level DBS check.

**Covid-19 Vaccination
This role falls within the scope of the Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) (Amendment) (Coronavirus) Regulations 2021. These Regulations require you to demonstrate that you have received a complete course of your Covid-19 vaccination, unless exemptions apply. A complete course may refer to one or two doses of the vaccine, depending on the type of vaccine. It does not cover booster doses. Extending the policy to cover booster doses would require amending the regulations and be subject to parliamentary approval

Apply on-line or for further assistance contact the Payroll & Employee Services via on Telephone: 03000 267241 (24hr answerphone).
Email: PESAHS@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.

Permanent DCC employees wishing to undertake a temporary post within the Council, whether this is within their substantive service, or across services, should seek the approval of their Line Manager / Senior Manager to undertake this temporary post with the guarantee to return to their substantive post at the expiry of the temporary post. If the temporary post is reviewed and further extended, agreement must be sought from the employee’s substantive line manager.

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.

As a disability confident employer, we are committed to employing disabled people and people with health conditions making reasonable adjustments to support disabled applicants when required.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.