Children’s Mixload (CIN/CP) Social Worker – Darlington- #1000396612004342

January 19, 2021

Job Description

Caseloads are capped at 18 – 20. The successful candidates will hold a mixture of cases ranging through CIN, CP and Court cases, although will be expected to hold the more complex cases which is reflected in the level of experience we are looking for.

We cover the mid- longer term work within the Authority until the point of conclusion or transfer to the Children’s Looked After Team.

Darlington aim to limit the amount of cases each worker holds to 18 – 20 – we are a small Local Authority, based centrally and as such this makes travelling to meet with families and between locations much easier.

We have a good range of services available to support the work with families and good structures in place.

Workers will have access to the Local Authority training programme and will be provided with a tablet PC and smart phone as we are fully agile in our working.

Due to the current situation we are working from home, however we can provide a local office base on set days to enable visits and when on duty. New Starters will have a meet & greet with their team manager & collect equipment on their first day.

For those from outside of the North East, we can offer up to £50 per night room only accommodation, and paid mileage once per week to & from home at 45 pence per mile.

You must have:

  • A professional qualification in social work and experience of working with Children's, in particular previous experience of Assessment work
  • Social Work England registration.
  • Post qualified experience.

Benefits of working with

  • Free on-going training opportunities upon registering as part of our commitment to you.
  • Competitive Rates of pay
  • In house payroll, providing weekly payments and support
  • Enhanced DBS completed.
  • Support and expert advice from an approachable, dedicated and friendly team
  • An assigned dedicated & experienced consultant
  • Various employment opportunities in your preferred geographical area
  • Flexible hours to meet your needs, full or part time
  • Recommend a friend bonus scheme
  • “Find your own job” bonus – get £250 for bringing your own position to us *

If you would like to find out more information about this role, or the other opportunities have available feel free to click the 'Apply' button below or contact the team on 0161 4199285**