Social Worker

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 17/07/2018 23:59
Grade 6-8 (SCP 28 -41) £25,463 - £37,107
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Social Care - Adult Service
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Based at Civic Centre, expected to work in an agile way and flexibly.
Post Number:
Closing date:
17 Jul
Further Information

An opportunity has arisen within our Mental Health Team for a qualified and highly motivated social worker who is enthusiastic and committed to working in a person centred way with customers.

The duties of the post include:-
:- Undertaking Assessments and Reviews under the Care Act
:- Multi agency work and close partnership work with Customers Carers and other professionals.
:- Mental Health Act work in accordance with qualifications.
Successful candidates will have-
:- Excellent communication and social care assessment skills, plus a solid understanding of the relevant statutory frameworks, and best practice.
:- Ability to work as an individual and within a busy multi - disciplinary team
:- Ability to be flexible and self motivated.
:- The desire and motivation to work closely with health partners and other professionals.
:- Be HCPC registered.
:- AMHP qualification preferred or an interest in becoming an AMHP.
:- a commitment to a flexible approach to their work to meet demands.

Sunderland City Council is committed to safeguarding vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment.

This post is exempt from the rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore will be subject to a DBS check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

For further information or discussion, please contact, Val Swan Team Manager
on 0191 5612886 or email

Applications should be made on-line at For further assistance contact the Org Man & Resourcing Services by Telephone: 0191 561 1755 . Email: Please note that CV’s are not acceptable.

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered online with North East Jobs, including your invitation to any online assessment you are required to undertake and your to invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email inbox after the closing date for notifications as you may not be notified by any other means. Please remember to check your junk mail items.

Please be advised if you have not heard from us in six weeks after the closing date please assume you have not been shortlisted.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.