qualified social worker in gateshead

12 June 2019
ethan proud, randstad care
job type
£ 144.57 - £ 185.36 per day
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gateshead, north east
social care
sub specialism
Social care
job type
working hours
£ 144.57 - £ 185.36 per day
Adults - Physical Disabilities
reference number
ethan proud, randstad care
0191 233 1381
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job description

If your passion is in social care don't miss out on this fantastic opportunity to work within this outstanding authority. Gateshead Council is currently looking for a Social Worker to join their Adult Assessment & Planning team. The authority is offering a six month contract with the view to extend. You will be working alongside a supportive team, allowing you to make a positive impact on the lives of young children & their family on a daily basis.

As well as being a supportive authority Gateshead offers:
* Clear progression routes
* Easy transport links
* Parking Permanent
* Located in the Town Centre
* Easy access to local amenities
* Provided with a work phone & tablet from the outset of contract
* Access to all training course available to permanent staff members

Benefits of Randstad
* An unlimited referral incentive, £300 voucher for anyone you refer to us
* Full range of training available
* Support & training in line with HCPC
* A committed & dedicated consultant

This full time position offers an attractive hourly rate of up to £25 an hour (Umbrella)

* Carrying out a range of assessments & reviews with Adults and their carers.
* Undertake reviews of cases to ensure the adult/carer continues to be eligible for services provided by the authority.
* Developing & implementing child centred plans
* To undertake duty functions this may include responding to urgent referrals.
* Identify a range packages that will meet service users needs & ensuring the authorities budget was spent appropriately
* Chairing meetings including case conferences and safeguarding meetings.

The successful candidate must
* Experience of working with adults (and carers) who have physical disabilities, mental health needs and learning disabilities
* Experience of undertaking assessments, applying relevant criteria and where necessary identifying appropriate services to meet eligible need.
* Experience of managing risk and being involved in the safeguarding process
* Be a qualified social worker
* Be HCPC registered

If you wish to apply for this role or would like to discuss other opportunities available within social care please contact Ethan Proud on 01912331381

Randstad Care acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Care is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.

Did you know that Randstad Care have been awarded a place on the National Clinical Staffing Framework for the NHS? This means we will be able to bring you more opportunities within nursing & midwifery and clinical staffing.


be able to manage challenging situations



educational requirements

BA in social work