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Children's Services - Social Workers - Child Protection Service

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 03/05/2017 23:59
£26,822 - £35,444
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
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Employment Location:
At an approved locality.
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Job details 

Closing date:
3 May

Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information


Social Workers, Child Protection Service
Grade 9 Pre-progression £26,822 - £30,153
Grade 11 Post-progression £31,601 - £35,444

(salary on appointment is determined by length and level of experience)

Children’s Services are seeking 3 Social Workers to join our Child Protection Service, based in the North (Stanley), East (Seaham) and South (Spennymoor). These posts will be particularly attractive to social workers who have an interest in working under the Public Law Outline (PLO) process, and who enjoy using their planning, assessment and report writing skills.

We are looking for social workers who:

• Have experience of statutory social work with children, young people and
• Who want to make a real difference to the safety and well-being of
children and young people in Durham.
• Share our vision and ambition.
• Have the ability to inspire the trust and confidence of professionals across
a range of agencies.

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, and in our recruitment pack (attached).

To apply for these posts you must:

• Hold a degree or post graduate diploma in social work, or equivalent social
work qualification, for example the Certificate of Qualification in Social
Work (CQSW), Certificate in Social Services (CSS) or Diploma in Social
Work (DipSW)
• Be registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)
• Have at least 1 year of post qualification experience in social work
• Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) - Enhanced Disclosure

For an informal discussion about these opportunities please contact Judith Rayne, Operations Manager, Child Protection and Disability, tel: 03000 266318

Closing date is midnight on Wednesday 3rd May 2017.

Shortlisting will take place on Thursday 4th May 2017.

Interviews will be held on Monday 15th May 2017.

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.

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