Social Workers

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 12/10/2023 22:59
Unprogressed salary: £32,020 – £35,411 per annum. Progressed salary: £36,298 – £40,478 per annum
Hours per week:
37 hours per week
Job Category:
Social Work - Adult Service
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Newcastle upon Tyne
Post Number:
Number of posts:
Closing date:
12 Oct
Further Information
Post 1: Rough Sleeping Drug and Alcohol Treatment Team. Post 2: Complex Needs Both posts fixed term until 31 March 2025. An exciting opportunity has arisen for 2 qualified and registered social workers to support adults who are homeless or in temporary accommodation. Both roles will involve a significant amount of assertive engagement, direct time spent with service users and the opportunity to work flexibly and creatively to support the adults. Both roles will include assessment of mental capacity issues, assessing needs for care and support and responding to, and coordinating, safeguarding enquiries under Section 42 of the Care Act 2014. We would envisage that the 2 social workers will be able to support each other and work closely together and cover each other’s roles where required. Post 1: You will work as part of a multidisciplinary team which is designed to provide integrated responses to people who are rough sleeping or are entrenched in the homelessness system. You will work with closely with colleagues within Newcastle Treatment and Recovery Service and housing colleagues. Post 2: You will work mainly with adults in temporary accommodation who have additional needs such as mental ill health or substance misuse. You will support the social workers in the adult community and mental health social work teams offering a co-working/ scaffolding approach. You will work closely with temporary accommodation providers and treatment and recovery services. Social work supervision will be provided by a Social Work Team Manager within the Drug and Alcohol or Adult Community Team. You will receive access to relevant training and support from the wider social work team. For an informal discussion please contact Lisa Scorfield by email to arrange a time to discuss lisa.scorfield@newcastle.gov.uk Apply online at www.northeastjobs.org.uk, select 'Apply Now' and complete our online application form. Before completing the form please ensure you read the supporting documents. We are committed to protecting and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff to share this commitment. This post is working in regulated activity. If you are successful we will undertake additional recruitment checks which will include a check to see if you have had any criminal convictions, a check of police information and we will check the barred list(s). It is a criminal offence for a barred individual to apply for a job in regulated activity. As this post involves working with children, vulnerable adults or dealing with sensitive information, written references will be taken up and made available to interviewers before the final selection stage; even if you indicate otherwise.
Please note
This job is closed for applications.