North Tyneside Council have an ambitious change programme, Creating a Brighter Future which will transform how our services are delivered going forward, ensuring the right people get the right services in order to live healthy and fulfilling lives, whilst ensuring the most vulnerable are protected and safeguarded.
You will be joining the team at an exciting time for the Council and have the opportunity to shape and deliver our plans around transforming children’s services.
We have posts in the Children’s Social Work Front Door Service, Safeguarding and Permanence teams.
We offer a great working environment, within good supportive teams, are committed to continuous professional development and offer regular supervision with an annual performance review.
We are looking for people who are committed to personal and professional development and who have a passion for delivering excellent support to people and their families.
If you would like the opportunity to become a part of one of our teams and you can demonstrate the level of enthusiasm and commitment we require, we would like to hear from you.
You will have experience of working with children and families as a qualified social worker for the Grade 9 post, newly qualified social workers are encouraged to apply for the Grade 8 post.
You will have the ability to analyse complex information and develop appropriate child focused plans, have the ability to manage your own caseload, meet timescales and work as part of a team.
If you would like further information about this post, please contact Majella Tallack Senior Manager, Safeguarding on 0191 643 7315.
Please refer to the job description and person specification for further details and essential criteria for the post.
Please be advised that this position will require an Enhanced check from the Disclosure & Barring Service and proof of registration with The Health Care Professionals Council (HCPC) is required.
A market supplement of £2000 per annum will be added to this post. This market supplement will be reviewed in 2 years.
North Tyneside Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
In addition, staff and volunteers are expected to familiarise themselves with all relevant policies, procedures and guidance in relation to safeguarding children and safe practice with vulnerable adults. Within North Tyneside, safeguarding is everybody’s business.