Social Worker - Adult Services

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 23/09/2018 23:59
£27,358 - £30,756- £32,233 – £36,153 p.a grade 9 pre progression/Grade 11 post progression
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Social Care - Adult Service
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
One of the locality teams however you may be required to work at any Council building
Post Number:
Closing date:
23 Sep
Further Information

Adult Health Services
Adult Care – Older People
Durham & Chester le Street Locality Team

Social Worker – 37hr per week –

(Temporary until 31/3/2019 subject to the return of the substantive postholder)

Salary :£27,358 - £30,756- £32,233 – £36,153
i.e. pre-progression grade 9 scp 30 - 34
post -progression grade 11 scp 36 – 40

Job Location: One of the locality teams however you may be required to work at any Council building.


A Social Worker is required in the Durham and Chester le Street locality team to ensure that the social care needs of people are fully assessed and that services are delivered, monitored and reviewed in accordance with the agreed care plan.

Required qualifications: Professional qualification: Degree in SW, Dip SW, CSS or CQSW or equivalent plus HCPC registration.

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

For further information about the post please contact Angela Craggs, Locality Team Manager on 03000 261287 or email angela.craggs@durham.gov.uk

It is anticipated that interviews will be held week commencing 1/10/2018.

Apply on-line or for further assistance contact the HR Operations & Data Team on Telephone: 03000 267247 (24hr answerphone). Email: hrAHS@durham.gov.uk

Permanent employees of Durham County Council wishing to undertake a temporary post within the Council, whether this is within their substantive service, or across services, should seek the approval of their Line Manager/Senior Manager, prior to interview, to undertake this temporary post with the guarantee to return to their substantive post at the expiry of the temporary post. If the temporary post is reviewed and further extended, agreement must be sought from the employee’s substantive line manager.

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.