Quick Job Search
Select a job category
Select a date period
Enter your search text

Social Worker - First Contact/MASH team

Organisation Logo

Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
17/05/2021 23:59
Grade 11 Senior Social Worker £33,782 - £37,890 (post-progression) or Grade 9 Social Worker £28,672 - £32,234 (pre-progression)
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
An approved team location. However, you may be required to work at any Durham County Council workplace, as required.
Post Number:
Number of posts:

Job details 

Closing date:
17 May

Supporting documents

Further information

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

Post: Social Worker, First Contact/MASH Team - 37 hours - permanent
Salary: Grade 11 Senior Social Worker £33,782 - £37,890 (post-progression) or Grade 9 Social Worker £28,672 - £32,234 (pre-progression)

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, 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 SWE and have experience of Children’s fieldwork and child protection. Degree in social work or equivalent social work qualification is essential, 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 SWE Registration.

For further information about the post please contact Ruth Smith, Team Manager on 03000 261486 or email ruth.smith2@durham.gov.uk.

It is anticipated that interviews will be held on 24 May 2021.

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

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.

Back to top