CYPS - Social Workers x 2 required for Young People's Service.

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 23/08/2018 23:59
Grade 9 £27538 - £30,756 and Grade 11 £32,233 - 36,153
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
At an approved locality
Post Number:
Closing date:
23 Aug
Further Information



pre progression - Grade 9 £27,358 - £30,756
post progression - Grade 11 £32,233 - £36,153

Children and Young People’s Services are seeking Social Workers to join our Young People’s Service South 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

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
Services (CSS)
• Current HCPC Registration

It is anticipated that interviews will be held on Friday 7th September 2018 at Green Lane Council Offices, Spennymoor, County Durham.

For further information regarding the posts please contact Lindsey Dodds on 03000 262265 or email or Laura Broomfield on 03000 262271 or email

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

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.