Social Worker - Childrens First Response Team

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 30/12/2018 23:59
£26,470 - £37,107 per annum
Hours per week:
37 hours per week
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
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Post Number:
Closing date:
30 Dec
Further Information

Benefits & Grade:
Grade N/O/P
A Recruitment and Retention Payment is available (£2,500 annually, pro-rata for part time hours) Appointment / progression to Grade O / P is subject to meeting the DBC progression criteria

Are you an experienced or a qualifying social work with Safeguarding experience social worker looking for a new challenge?

Do you wish to work with a small team of social workers led by a committed and passionate Team Manager?

Darlington is seeking to recruit a Social Work Practitioner to work within the Children's First Response Team. This role is based alongside other colleagues from partner agencies and provides a first response to families who require social work support. The team is fast paced and short term and you will need to be able to respond quickly as situations arise. You will need to have an understanding of Child in Need and Child Protection procedures and thresholds.

You will have access to regular training and support from senior managers, as well as an up to date modern caseload management systems and a Local Authority that insists on regular reflective supervision.

We offer competitive salaries, relocation support for the right candidates, extensive training and excellent partnership working.

For detailed information on this role, please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification.

For a further informal discussion please contact Jean Langthorne, Service Manager - First Response Services, on 01325 406022

Please note
This job is closed for applications.