Current Vacancies

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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. 
  • Governor Support Officer - Clerk
  • Quality Assurance Auditor
  • Deputy Children's Home Manager
  • Personal Advisor
  • Early Help Advice & Allocations Worker
  • Business Support Assistant
  • Sessional Worker - Youth Offending Service

To find out more information, please see below. To apply, please visit North East Jobs

 

 

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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.
Governor Support Officer - Clerk

Governor Support Officer - Clerk

Grade 4 £21589 - £23836 pro rata

Part Time 18.5 hours per week

We are looking for a Governor Support Officer, as Clerk to the Governing Board, who would work effectively with the Chair of Governors, the Headteacher/Principal and other Governors to service the needs of Governing Boards of Schools and Academies as defined in their Service Level Agreements.

The Governance Support Officer would be responsible for advising the Governing Board on statutory procedures, constitutional matters, duties and powers and will work within the current legislative framework.

The Governance Support Officer will secure the continuity of Governing Board business and observe confidentiality requirements.

Previous applicants need not apply.

Advert closing 31st January

Quality Assurance Auditor

Quality Assurance Auditor
Grade 8 scp 31 - 35
£33,799 - £37,849

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 Social Work England (HCPC).

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

The normal location will be the Sandhill Centre; however, the post holder may be required to work at any company recognised workplace.

Closing date 5th February

Deputy Children's Home Manager

Deputy Children's Home Manager
Grade 8 scp 31-35
£33,799 - £37,849
37hr on a rota which may include weekends and sleep in duties when required.

We are looking for a highly motivated and suitably experienced worker to join one of our Children’s Homes as Deputy Manager.

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 experience of supervising staff and contributing to quality assurance processes.

Closing date 2nd February

PERSONAL ADVISOR

PERSONAL ADVISOR
GRADE 6 scp 22-25
£26317 - £28785 pro rata

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 are looking for motivated and suitably experienced worker to join our Next Steps (care leavers) Team as a Personal Advisor to our 18-25 year old care leavers.

The successful candidate will have the passion and drive to ensure that children and young people in Sunderland achieve the best outcomes and receive high quality services.

For further information on careers in social care with Together for Children, please check our website: https://www.togetherforchildren.org.uk

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 2nd February

Early Help Advice and Allocations Worker

Early Help Advice and Allocations Worker
Grade 5 scp 17- 22
£23,836 - £26,317

We are seeking to recruit an Early Help Advice and Allocations Worker to support our front door processes between Early Help and Children’s Social Care. This is an office-based role.

For further information on careers in social care with Together for Children, please check our website: https://www.togetherforchildren.org.uk/work-us.

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 2nd February

Business Support Assistant

Business Support Assistant
Grade 2 scp 05-06
£18795 -£19171 Pro Rata
Full & Part time posts available

We are looking for Business Support Assistants to join our busy Children’s Social Care teams. You will be based in our offices across the city, working with Social Workers, Managers and colleagues to assist them in providing services to vulnerable children and young people.

You will be delivering administrative services such as answering phones, dealing with finance tasks, minuting meetings, updating electronic records on our case management system and a wide variety of other work to assist in the effective delivery of our services.

If you are interested in this opportunity and would like an informal discussion, please contact Carrie McGarry on 0191 561 4075

Closing 13th February 2020

Sessional Worker - Youth Offending Service

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 2nd February

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