CYPS - Social Worker - Young People's Service.
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Closed for applications on 26/09/2018 23:59
Grade 9 £27538 - £30,756 and Grade 11 £32,233 - 36,153
Social Care - Children Service
At an approved locality
VACANCY REF: CYPS/18/294
Social Worker - Full Time Permanent
Grade 9 £27,358 - £30,756 Pre Progression
Grade 11 £32,233 - £36,153 Post Progression
Children and Young People’s Services are seeking a Social Worker to join our Young People’s Service North currently based in Spennymoor.
The Young People’s Service work with young people primarily between the ages of 15 and up to 25 depending on their legal status. Social Workers work with children in need, looked after children, unaccompanied asylum seeking children and young parents. Our work focuses on providing stability and opportunities for young people with the aim of improving their outcomes and helping them to reach their potential.
This opportunity will be attractive to social workers who want to:
• Form positive long term relationships with teenage young people as they
begin their transition into adulthood
• Undertake planned work, with some requirement to manage unplanned
• Work with a wider range of young people
We are looking for social workers who:
• Are able to build effective relationships with teenage young people
• Have excellent organisational skills - able to plan their work well and
manage the unexpected
• Have great writing and analytical skills
• Are resilient
• Are able to travel. This is normally limited to County Durham and
neighbouring local authority areas but could be a greater distance
In return we offer a supportive team environment, excellent professional development, regular supervision and career progression. You can find out more through our social work careers website http://www.durham.gov.uk/socialwork.
Essential 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
• Current HCPC Registration
It is anticipated that interviews will be held week commencing 8th October 2018 at Green Lane Council Offices, Spennymoor, County Durham.
For further information regarding the posts please contact Lindsey Dodds on 03000 262265 or email Lindsey.email@example.com
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.
This job is closed for applications.