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Qualified Social Worker

Gateshead, Tyne and Wear

£144.57 - £185.36 per day


If your passion is in social care dont 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

Salary 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 #########

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.

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