Social Worker

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 22/02/2022 23:59
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Eddie Ferguson House
Number of posts:
Closing date:
22 Feb
Further Information

An exciting opportunity has arisen in the Disabled Children Team in Northumberland and we are looking to recruit a full time Social worker to join our very stable team. The Disabled Children Team supports children / young people across Northumberland for those in need of statutory support and intervention. This role will entail carrying out a wide range of responsibilities including a caseload which will encompass CIN, CP and LACS cases. You will also be responsible for attending and contributing to EHCP reviews. The successful applicant will be passionate about improving outcomes for children with a range of complex needs and their families. You must hold a relevant social worker qualification, be registered with Social Work England and have completed your ASYE. This position involves managing cases across the county, whilst some agile working may be necessary you will predominantly be based in our main office which is based in Eddie Ferguson House, Blyth. Whilst we welcome applicants with a range of experience it would be desirable to have experience of working with children with disabilities and safeguarding.

It is permanent and based in Blyth, Northumberland.


The starting salary will be £32,910.

Please take a moment to hear our social workers views about working for Northumberland

Mel - https://youtu.be/T9vkj_F2HVQ
Paul - https://youtu.be/TaX5JHVcA_Q
Charlotte - https://youtu.be/3jRM8sYsYA0
Shepherd - https://youtu.be/Ct3Jhxogfa4

Northumberland - https://youtu.be/xdI-zRQZDY4

Northumberland County Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all sectors of the community. We recognise the difficulties that transgender applicants in particular may face during a recruitment process; any concerns regarding the process can be discussed with hrrecruitment@northumberland.gov.uk . We operate a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria. All applications to work on a part-time will be considered in line with the requirements of the post and the needs of the service.

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 interview please email hrrecruitment@northumberland.gov.uk.


Please note
This job is closed for applications.