Social Work Assistant (Review Officer)

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 24/01/2022 23:59
£20,092 - £22,183/ £21,748 - £24,491 p.a. i.e. Grade 5 pre-progression / Grade 6 post-progression
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Social Care - Adult Service
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Within a service team location
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Number of posts:
Closing date:
24 Jan
Further Information

Adult Care - Learning Disabilities

Social Work Assistant (Review Officer) full time (37 hours) -
Temporary for 6 months

Vacancy Reference Number: AHS/21/519A

Job Location: the post will be located within one of the Learning Disabilities Teams, however you may be required to work at any DCC council office.

Salary: £20,092 - £22,183/ £21,748 - £24,491 p.a.
i.e. Grade 5 pre-progression / Grade 6 post-progression

We are looking to appoint a temporary Social Work Assistant, within the Adult Care Learning Disability Integrated Team.

The successful candidate’s role will primarily be reviewing assessed needs of service users.

They should have a good understanding of key policy drivers and issues affecting the Team’s service user groups and their carers, and 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

The successful applicant will be subject to a satisfactory Disclosure & Barring Service Enhanced Disclosure check.

For further information about the post please contact:
Pete Robson, Team Manager on Mobile: 07795590438 email p.robson@durham.gov.uk

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.

**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.

If you are successful and before taking up the role you will be required to provide evidence of this as part of your pre-employment checks.

Apply on-line or for further assistance contact the Payroll & Employee Services telephone 03000 267 241
Email: PESAHS@durham.gov.uk

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.

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.

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.