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Senior Social Worker

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
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Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 14/11/2019 23:59
Grade 9 (SCP 37 – 41) £39,782 - £43, 662 - pro rata
Job Category:
Social Care - Adult Service
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Employment Location:
Bunny Hill and Washington Primary Care Centre and other Primary Care Centres required by the organisation
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Job details 

Closing date:
14 Nov

Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

Temporary to cover maternity leave

An opportunity for a Senior Social Worker has become available for a period of up to one year to cover maternity leave applications are invited from professionally qualified Social Workers, with substantial experience as a Social Worker in this area of Adult Care. This is an excellent opportunity to work in a leadership position.

Sunderland City Council is a forward thinking, progressive Local Authority and our customers and carers need services that offer real support and help towards independence. Your role as a Senior Social worker, as part of a dynamic leadership team, will be to ensure a high-quality response, the most effective use of resources and to build on existing, positive relationships with our partner agencies.

Within the Older People and Physical Disabilities Service, which provides assessment services to both Hospital and Community based users, you will have the day to day responsibility of supporting a Team manager in the successful running of a team of Social work and other qualified staff with a wide and diverse range of people and their carers. You will also be responsible for the supervision and professional development needs of some your team, deputising for the Team Manager when and where necessary.

You will have extensive knowledge of the Care Act and a demonstrated understanding of the needs of customers and carers.

There is commitment to personal development and the opportunity to contribute towards the strategic direction of the Department through involvement in working groups.

This post is exempt from the rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore will be subject to a DBS check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

For an informal discussion please contact Anna Hayston, Team Manager on 0191 502 6557

Applications should be made on-line at northeastjobs.org.uk/sunderlandcitycouncil. For further assistance contact the Org Man & Resourcing Team by Telephone: 0191 561 1755 . Email: jobs@sunderland.gov.uk Please note that CV’s are not acceptable.

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered online with North East Jobs, including your invitation to any online assessment you are required to undertake and your to invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email inbox after the closing date for notifications as you may not be notified by any other means. Please remember to check your junk mail items.

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