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Closed for applications on 16/02/2017 17:00
Salary from Grade 9 to Grade 11 - £26,556 to £35,093
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Social Care - Children Service
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Various Locations
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Closing date:
16 Feb

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This job is closed for applications.

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Vacancy Reference Number: CAS/16/49A

Full and Part time Social Work Vacancies

Durham has an excellent record for delivering high quality Children’s Services for innovation and creativity. Durham’s Children’s Services hold the lead responsibility for ensuring the safety and wellbeing of children. Our key aim is to provide early help for children and families whilst protecting those that need it.

We are looking to appoint to a number of key roles within Children’s Service across the County, to contribute to making a real difference to the safety and well-being of children in Durham. We are looking for people who share our vision and ambition and have the ability to inspire the trust and confidence of professionals across a range of agencies.

We are looking for social workers with the drive and enthusiasm for working in multi-skilled integrated teams with a drive to achieve best outcomes for children and their families. In return we offer a supportive team environment, excellent professional development, regular supervision and career progression.

We welcome applications from all qualified Social Workers and have full and part time opportunities in the following teams:

Child Protection
Famillies First
First Contact and Intervention Service
LAC -Looked After Children & Permanence

For all posts you must have 1 year post qualification experience, e.g. you must have completed your AYSE year.

For all posts you must have the HCPC registration and a Degree in social work or equivalent social work qualification i.e. CQSW, CSS or Dip SW. Please do not apply if you have not yet qualified.

The grade on appointment will be subject to newly appointed candidates demonstrating they meet DCC progression criteria.

In addition Durham can offer you a range of benefits including;

• Generous annual leave entitlement
• Induction programme
• Training and Development
• Flexible working hours
• Family friendly benefits
• Childcare Voucher Scheme
• Discount leisure facilities

If you would like an informal discussion about this exciting opportunity please contact Victoria Brighton - PA on 03000 268659, who will put you in touch with the relevant manager.

Please note we are recruiting over a number of months and applications received will be reviewed at the end of each month on an ongoing basis. Interviews will be arranged accordingly.

Could candidates please indicate on their application which area(s) they wish to apply for.

Please note that the successful candidate will be required to undergo Police Vetting, which is in addition the DBS Enhanced Disclosure.

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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