Current Vacancies

Boy playing

We currently have vacancies for;

  • Social Workers/Senior Social Workers - Locality Safeguarding Teams (Various Locations) Full time.
  • Social Workers/Senior Social Workers - Locality Safeguarding Teams (Various Locations) Part time. 
  • Social Workers/Senior Social Workers - ICRT/Assessment
  • Solicitor
  • Assistant Team Manager - ICRT
  • PVH EDT Advanced Practitioners
  • Quality Assurance Auditor
  • Part Time Senior HR Advisor Fixed Term
  • Sessional Worker - Youth Offending Service
  • Senior Residential Child Care Worker

To find out more information, please see below. To apply, please visit https://www.northeastjobs.org.uk/

 

 

Share

Social Workers/Senior Social Workers - Locality Safeguarding Teams (Various Locations)

Locality Children’s Social Workers/Senior Social Workers
18.5 Hours per week
Salary - £29636 - £38,813 pro rata per annum plus:

Additional payments of:

  • £1239 per annum Essential Car User Allowance paid monthly;
  • 2% Recruitment and retention allowance paid monthly;
  • Up to £6000 ‘introduction’ payment and relocation expenses.
Assessment/ ICRT Teams Experienced Children’s Social Workers/Senior Social Workers

Assessment/ ICRT Teams Experienced Children’s Social Workers/Senior Social Workers
Salary - £29,636 - £38,813 per annum plus:
£1239 per annum Essential Car User Allowance paid monthly;
2% Recruitment and retention allowance paid monthly;
Up to £4000 ‘introduction’ payment and relocation expenses.

We are currently recruiting experienced Social Workers to join our Assessment/ICRT Social Work Teams; based together in modern accommodation at the Sandhill Centre, Sunderland. Child centred, Respectful, Creative and transparent are the values around which the Company has been formed.

Solicitor

SOLICITOR – CHILDREN’S LEGAL TEAM - TOGETHER FOR CHILDREN, SUNDERLAND
Stanfield Centre, Sunderland
Full-time/part-time opportunities available (permanent)
Grade 9 (£39,782 to £43,662)
A relocation package of up to £3000 is available.

Our Children’s Services Legal Team are looking for Solicitors to join part of a growing team in Sunderland.

As a Solicitor working for Together for Children, you will take responsibility for managing your own caseload and undertake a range of child protection legal work for children’s services including providing advice, drafting documents, undertaking research and advocacy at court. You will work closely with your Team colleagues and social care managers and staff to ensure the delivery of an effective and efficient legal service.

To be successful you must be a qualified and practising solicitor or Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (with litigation advocacy rights) and have at least two years post qualifying experience, ideally within child protection law.
You must be able to manage a demanding caseload and be able to deliver to competing deadlines. The role is wide-ranging, challenging and complex so you will also need to be resilient, tenacious and thrive in a fast paced environment.
This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is ambitious and wants to support the Team and Together for Children as a whole on its improvement journey.

If you would like to have an informal discussion about this post please contact Sharon Clutton-Dowell, Service Manager for Legal and Business on 0191 561 4058.

Closing 29th November

Assistant Team Manager – Integrated Contact and Referral Team

Assistant Team Manager – Integrated Contact and Referral Team
Grade 9 £39782 - £43662
Full Time - Permanent

Together for Children works on behalf of Sunderland City Council to deliver children’s services in the city including social care, early help and education. We work with unborn babies and children/young people until they are 18 years old.

To develop and promote best practice, supporting the Team Manager and to deputise in that role when required - completing managerial tasks whilst overseeing the work of Social Workers, within the Team. To lead on the development of good practice whilst overseeing staff, carrying out observations of staff practice, whilst ensuring all aspects of work are carried out to a high standard. To monitor and address any areas required around daily performance, attend daily triage with partner agencies when required and to liaise closely with the four Assessment Teams via the weekly Duty Team Rota.

Closing 24th November
Interviews are expected 3rd December

Permanent Variable Hours EDT Advanced Practitioners

PVH Emergency Duty Team Social Worker, Advanced Practitioner
Grade 9 £39782 - £43662 (pro-Rata)

We are looking to recruit an experienced, qualified Social Work Practitioner with evidence of continued professional development in Children's Social Work and is able to demonstrate enhanced theoretical, legislative and research knowledge.

The successful candidate will have the confidence and skills to manage complex and high risk Children's safeguarding situations that come to the attention of the Emergency Duty Team at nights, over the course of weekends and on bank holidays. They must feel comfortable deciding whether matters considered by the service, require a safeguarding response, and be able to independently initiate this considering relevant legislation, policy and procedures..

If candidates would like to have an informal discussion about these important roles please contact Sarah Anavberokhai on 0191 6916877 or at sarah.anavberokhai@togetherforchildren.org.uk

Closes 25th November

Quality Assurance Auditor

An opportunity has arisen for the post of Quality Assurance Auditor, within the Children’s Social Care Directorate of Together for Children, Sunderland.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the completion of audits, related analyses and reporting, working with practitioners, and the wider service to deliver practice improvement in line with Together for Children’s Quality Assurance Framework.

Ideal candidates will possess highly developed specialist knowledge of social work practice in children's services and be registered with the HCPC.

Requirements of the quality assurance auditor:
- Degree or equivalent in social work
- Current HCPC registration
- Significant senior level frontline experience within children's services

Closing date 25th November
Interviews will be scheduled for 5th December

Part Time Senior HR Advisor Fixed Term

Senior HR Advisor, Grade 8
(18.5hrs part time / Fixed Term for 1 Years)
£33799 - £37849 pro rata

To contribute to the delivery of an effective HR & OD Service by developing key relationships between the service and clients and providing specialist advice on case management, organisational review and policy.

The post will cover the full Company HR spectrum from recruitment and selection, HR administration, performance management and the provision of specialist HR Advice and Support.

The closing date for these vacancies is 27th November 2019.

YOS Sessional Worker

YOS Sessional Worker
Grade 3 £19,554 - £21,166 pro rata
Casual - as and when required

We are a dynamic service committed to providing positive outcomes for young people who have offended and victims of crime.

To work directly with children, young people and families in police stations and in community settings to provide support and interventions.

We are looking for committed and enthusiastic candidates who can work flexibly as the service works within and outwith office hours including weekends.

This post is exempt from the rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore will be subject to a DBS check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Please note if you have not heard from us within six weeks after the closing date please assume you have not been shortlisted.

For an informal discussion please contact Julie Simpson on 0191 561 4000

Closing date 27th November

Interview date 12th December

Senior Residential Child Care Worker

Senior Residential Child Care Worker
Grade 7 scp 26 - 30
£29636 - £32878

We are looking for a suitably experienced worker to join one of our Children’s Homes as a Senior Residential Child Care Worker.

This is an exciting opportunity to join an established team, committed to delivering a high standard of care to our young people.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated worker who has ability and skill to supervise staff and contribute to quality assurance processes.

The role requires shift work covering 365 days per year, evenings, weekends, bank holidays and sleep ins.

This post is exempt from the rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore will be subject to a DBS check from the Disclosure and Barring Service

Closing Date 1st December

Interview date 18th December

More in Work for us

Samantha, 30, lives locally and has been a Social Worker in the Assessment Team at...

Read case studies from our staff who discuss what it's like working for Together for...

Watch Staff from our Social Care Assessment, Fostering and Next Steps teams outline their experiences...

If you’re thinking of relocating to Sunderland to come and work with us, no doubt...

In partnership with