Childrens Social Worker - Safeguarding Team, North Tyneside


Children and Families


Europe , England , N. E. England , Tyne and Wear , North Tyneside


Full-Time, Contract


£25.00 – £26.00 per hour



Date Posted

12 March 2018

Applications Close

09 April 2018

Job Description

Safeguarding Team Childrens Social Worker

Job Title - Social Worker: Safeguarding Team
Location - North Tyneside
Job Type - Contract
Duration - 3 months +
Pay Rate - £25-26ph

Medicare are currently seeking an experienced Qualified Social Worker for an exciting opportunity to join the Families First team in Durham. The team's focal point is the safety and wellbeing of children.

The role will involve -
*Assessing risks and needs of children and providing appropriate action to ensure wellbeing of children under their care
*Maintaining records of activity on case files
*Active participating in strategy meetings, legal case discussion, child protection conference and statutory review
*Take cases up until PLO stage
*Only attend court if in emergency situation

You will need the following in order to be considered for the Role:

*BA/MA/BSc/MSc Social Work, CQSW, DipSW, CSS or CCETSW approved equivalent).
*It is also essential that you be registered with the HCPC.
*Experience must have been gained post qualifying sufficient in order to settle quickly into this position.
*Reference Details to cover employment for the previous 5 year work history
*DBS on the update service or happy to process a new one

If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career and offer vouchers worth £250 if you refer other successful Qualified Social Workers.

If you would like to apply for this position or to find out more about this opportunity please contact Zara Murray by phone on 07710502339. Alternatively, you can email me at by attaching a Microsoft Word copy of your CV.