A national lockdown is in place across England until 2 December after this the Borough of Stockton-on-Tees will be in ‘Tier 3: Very High Alert’. 

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Social Worker - Adults

Vacancy Id:
£27,741 - £39,880 per annum
Closing Date:
Benefits & Grade:
Grade J-M, starting salary dependent on experience. Social Workers who are practicing as an authorised Approved Mental Health Professional will receive an AMHP allowance of £3,000 per annum, pro-rata to hours worked.
Contract Details:
Temporary for 1 year
Contract Hours:
37 hours per week
The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS check
Job Description:
An exciting opportunity has arisen for temporary social workers for adult services to assist with extra work pressures.

The teams responds to requests for assessments of need relating to adults over the age of 18 years who appear to have a need for care and support for a variety of reasons. The posts will be working alongside our First Contact team.

The successful candidate will be able manage a caseload of clients and will work within legislative frameworks to deliver an effective service to our customers. Organisational and problem-solving skills are therefore essential.

This post is open to both experienced and Newly Qualified Social Workers (NQSWs). NQSWs will be supported to complete the Assessed and Supported Year in Employment.

In return, we offer flexible working arrangements, a generous leave entitlement, a supportive environment and a commitment to continuous professional development with regular supervision and annual appraisal.

Please ensure you refer to the Job Description and the essential and desirable criteria in the Person Specification when completing the Personal Statement on the application form, as this information is used to select candidates for interview.

If you would like an informal discussion about the post, please contact Angela Connor, Operational Lead, on 01642 526156.

The application form is available in alternative formats from Xentrall Recruitment Services, tel: 01642 526992 or email [email protected]

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council ensures that all customers, both internal and external receive a consistently high quality level of service.

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