Social Worker

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 03/01/2021 23:59
pre-progression Grade 9, £28,672 - £32,234/post progression Grade 11, £33,782 - £37,890
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
An approved location. However, you may be required to work at any Durham County Council location, as required.
Post Number:
CYPS/20/395, V7198, S046390
Closing date:
3 Jan
Further Information

Children and Young Peoples Service
Children's Social Care
First Contact/MASH

Post title: Social Worker
Grade: pre-progression Grade 9, £28,672 - £32,234/post progression Grade 11, £33,782 - £37,890

An opportunity has arisen for a permanent full-time Social Worker within the First Contact/ MASH Service.

Social Workers in First Contact and MASH work in a multi-agency environment and are responsible for screening referrals into the Local Authority Children’s services and applying thresholds and undertaking enquiries in relation to the presenting referrals. A supportive team and ongoing development opportunities are available. Applicants need to be Social Work qualified, registered with Social Work England and have experience of Children’s fieldwork and child protection.

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) AND Current Social Work England Registration.

For further information about the post please contact Ruth Smith, Team Manager on 03000 261486 or email ruth.smith2@durham.gov.uk. Equally, should you wish to come and visit us or want to get a better understanding of the service, Ruth will be happy to hear from you.

The successful applicant for this post will be required to apply for a Disclosure & Barring Service Enhanced Disclosure.

It is anticipated that interviews will be held week commencing 11th January 2021.

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.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.