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Social Worker

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Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
31/10/2016 23:59
£25,694 - £36,019 Annually
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
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Job details 

Closing date:
31 Oct

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Further information

Are you looking for a new challenge in Children’s Social Care?

Are you passionate about children and their families?

Are you a qualified Social Worker seeking to promote positive outcomes with children and their families at every opportunity?

Do you want a manageable caseload and to be part of a service where supervision and support from knowledgeable team managers is an expectation?

Do you want to work in a borough where travel time is minimal, that offers extensive training and has recently invested in a new up to date caseload management system?

Do you want to be part of a council where senior managers are visible and understand the challenges of social work and where ingenious and innovative social work is welcome?

Social work is changing in Darlington and as a Council we have had increased investment in our Children’s Services. We are passionate about and committed to delivering excellent services and outcomes to our children and young people.

We are seeking to recruit social workers with at least one year post qualification experience to work across in our assessment, safeguarding and looked after teams.

Grade N/O/P. Appointment / progression to Grade O or P is subject to meeting the DBC progression criteria.

As we are recruiting over a period of months, applications received will be reviewed on a monthly basis and interviews arranged accordingly.

For detailed information on our Social Worker roles, please refer to the Job Descriptions and Person Specifications. NOTE: As of 19/05/2016, the advert, Job Descriptions and Person Specifications have been updated.

To arrange an informal discussion about the available roles please contact Barbara Harris, PA to the Interim Director Children’s Services, on 01325 405812.

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