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Social Worker.1770

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 31/07/2020 23:59
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
"Northumbria House, Cramlington"

Job details 

Closing date:
31 Jul

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This job is closed for applications.

Further information

f you are looking to grow professionally and further your career in social work, we can offer supportive and pioneering practice where you can make a real difference to the lives of young people within Northumberland.

We are proud to have created an environment where social workers can achieve the outcomes they came into the profession to do and following our recent Ofsted Inspection, we were rated as a Good Authority; resulting in Northumberland Adolescent Services (NAS) being cited as a service that supports young people with well-considered interventions that meet their needs promptly and sensitively.

We are seeking suitably qualified experienced social workers with at least 2 years frontline Social Work experience who are able to deliver consistency, energy and passion to make a difference to children and young people's lives; as we place children and young people at the heart of all we do and aim to provide a quality service to children in care and care leavers to achieve the best possible outcomes for those children, their families and carers.

You will be part of a creative, enthusiastic and dynamic service that is co-located with our 18+ Team, Youth Offending Service, Youth Service, SORTED Substance Misuse Service and the Accommodation Service.

In Northumberland we:

have a well embedded practice framework to enable meaningful family focused help. ‘Signs of Safety’ enables us to do this respectfully and in collaboration with all the families, colleagues and organisations we are working with

support career pathways for social workers wishing to progress and develop in front line practice as well as specific interests

will invest in you in return for your investment in our families and children.

As a Service we can also offer:

A modern and flexible working environment for our staff within a central location, agile working through the use of google mail and apps; which enables collaborative and streamlined working, strong and visible leadership from Snr Management and the autonomy to do your job:

A competitive salary

An annual leave entitlement of up to 30 days

Salary Sacrifice Schemes, including a scheme for booking holidays abroad

Staff benefits Scheme



This is a full time, permanent position based at Cramlington.

The closing date will be 31 July 2020 at midnight.

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 Rebecca Harding (Trans HR Support Officer) on 01670 623 130 or email Rebecca.harding@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.

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