Social Worker Job In Durham

Social Worker

  • £26.51 per hour
  • Durham
  • Posted: 10/11/2020
  • Temporary
  • Job Ref: V49102260

Job Details

Role: Social Worker

Location: Durham

Pay rate: £26.51 per hour

We are currently looking for two social workers to work within the young people's services teams. One is to work within the North of the county, the other is to work in the East of the county. The young people's services work with Looked After Children, Children in Need and Care leavers up to the age of 25.

The ideal candidate will be:

• Qualified Social Worker registered with Social Work England
• Experienced in working with children and families including those from vulnerable groups.
• Creative, flexible and forward thinking in approach.
• Knowledgeable of Child Protection legislation and understanding of child protection issues.
• Constantly striving for continuous improvement to provide the best outcomes for children.
• Able to use excellent mediation and negotiation skills on behalf of service users.
• Highly skilled at building meaningful relationships with children and families to engage them in assessments and plans
• Committed to providing our service users with a high-quality service
• Experienced in working in a multi-disciplinary, inter agency basis
• 2 years + post qualified experience

In this role you will:

• Use skills, knowledge, and experience to make full assessment of risks protection and social care needs.
• Manage an agreed case load.
• Use specialist communication skills to achieve optimum outcomes for service users.
• Devise individual care plans, taking account of diversity and promoting dignity and empowerment.
• Offer advice and support to unqualified staff and students to assist development.

This is an agency post and Pertemps can offer you:-
• Dedicated consultant who has access to all roles across the UK and is available for you to speak to,
• easy registration process, referral schemes and incentives, ongoing compliance managed for you, prompt and reliable payroll and lots more.

This role is ideally located for those travelling from areas such as Northumberland, Durham, Middlesbrough, and Newcastle and North Yorkshire

Please contact Jenny Lloyd for more details on 07484 090324 or email

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