social worker in blyth

27 November 2018
eleanor barker, randstad care
job type
£ 146.83 - £ 181.75 per day, pension, holidays
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blyth, north east
social care
sub specialism
Social care
job type
working hours
£ 146.83 - £ 181.75 per day, pension, holidays
Children services
reference number
eleanor barker, randstad care
0191 233 1381
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job description

Are you an experienced Social Worker within a Leaving Care Team, passionate about ensuring the young people you work with receive the help they need? If so, Northumberland County Council are looking for a Social Worker to cover the 14+ Leaving Care team in the Blyth area. The contract is initially for 3 months however this may be extended.

If you are a Social Worker looking for your next Challenge, we'd love to hear from you!

You will be working within a supportive team with a committed leadership team which is focused on improving the outcomes of young people across Northumberland.

This is a full time role working 37 hours per week over 5 days which also includes the option of flexible working

The successful candidate can expect an attractive pay rate of between £146.83-£181.75 per day.

Benefits of working for Randstad as a Social Worker:

Social Work recruitment specialists with over 12 years experience providing staff to social services across the North East and Cumbria.
An unlimited referrals incentive, giving you a £300 voucher for anyone you refer to us
A full range of Free training available
Support and training to support your HCPC re validation
One committed and dedicated point of contact
Guaranteed weekly payment
Dedicated consultants in offices all over the UK to find you a role in your ideal location

As a Social Worker on the Leaving Care team you will be responsible for:

Carrying a complex caseload and maintaining accurate, up to date files
Working directly with and supporting young people aged 14+ and preparing them for leaving care
Carrying out initial / core assessments and reviews
Providing assistance registering with a doctor or dentist, applying for training courses or help getting back into education
Finding suitable accommodation and preparing young people for independent living
Attending safeguarding meetings
Report writing
Liaising with other professional bodies where appropriate
Setting high standards is key and must deliver excellent practice, motivating all staff to do the same.

The minimum requirements for this role are:

-HCPC Qualification

-Social Work Qualification

-Relevant Social Work experience

-Valid DBS check (this will be applied for you if not)

Randstad Care is a specialist Social Work recruitment agency. Our specialist consultants work with Local Authorities, NHS, and Private and Voluntary organisations across the UK. Whether you are looking for an interim post close to home, or nationally, we are able to assist you with a dedicated point of contact to provide support and guidance.

Do you know any Social Workers, Senior Social Workers, Managers or Senior Managers looking for a new role? If so, we offer a fantastic refer a friend scheme, where you could receive £300 in vouchers for every referral!

If you wish to apply for this role or would like to discuss any of the other opportunities we have then please contact Eleanor on 0191 2331381, or click Apply below.

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.


can work as an individual or part of a team



educational requirements

BA in social work