Adults Social Worker.3876

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 08/11/2021 23:59
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Social Care - Adult Service
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
County Hall
Number of posts:
Closing date:
8 Nov
Further Information

We are looking for a Social Worker with experience in mental health to join our enthusiastic social work team. This is a fixed term 1 year contract, there maybe a possiblity this post will be extended.
The successful candidate will initiate and implement care & support plans for adults. You will collaborate with a range of external services to access the resources required to meet the needs you have identified.
In everything you do, even when faced with challenging behaviours or circumstances, you should be able to think on your feet in a professional and balanced way. You will take any necessary immediate action to secure client safety and welfare.
You will work with complex adult mental health cases and will benefit from a good balance of autonomy and support. 
You will be responsible for the day-to-day management of your caseload but will always have regular supervision and the full support of your Team Manager. In turn, you may be responsible for directing and supervising care manager’s allocated to a case and/or supporting student social workers on placement with the team.
It is essential that you have a clear understanding of the Care Act and the Local Authorities statutory duties. 
We are committed to protecting and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults and expect all staff to share this commitment.

The salary is commensurate to the post £32910 - £36922.

You must be able to meet the driving criteria and hold a current driving licence with relevant business insurance.

We have some outstanding benefits to offer you, including:

· 25 days annual leave plus public and bank holidays (rising to 30 after 5 years of service)(pro-rata for part-time employees) · Automatic enrolment into the Local Government Pension Scheme

· Flexi scheme applicable to majority of roles

· Local government discount schemes available to all employees with offers at local businesses along with various national brands

· A commitment to work-life balance offering flexibility through various schemes including job sharing, home working, flexible working, part-year working, and compressed hours

· Car Leasing Scheme

Please visit: https://www.northumberland.gov.uk/About/Working-for-Northumberland-County-Council.aspx for more information regarding our benefits.


We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer. We operate a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria. If you wish to notify us of your eligibility for this scheme please email hrrecruitment@northumberland.gov.uk with your name and the job title you have applied for and one of the recruitment team will ensure this is factored in the shortlisting process and kept anonymous. If you have a disability and would prefer to apply in a different format or would like us to make reasonable adjustments to enable you to attend an interview please also let the team know.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.