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Emergency Duty Advanced Practitioner

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Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
21/12/2018 23:59
£39,002 - £42,806
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
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Employment Location:
Civic Centre

Job details 

Closing date:
21 Dec

Further information

Emergency Duty Advanced Practitioner
Grade 9 SCP 43-47 £39,002 - £42,806
In addition to this salary you will receive a 15% shift allowance and essential car user allowance.

The post is permanent and the successful candidate will be required to work 160 hours a month on a rota basis.

We are looking to recruit an experienced, qualified Social Work Practitioner with evidence of continued professional development, that demonstrates enhanced theoretical, legislative and research knowledge.

The successful candidate will have the confidence and skills to manage complex and high risk 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.

In addition to this, the post holder will take responsibility for managing resources out of hours and will assist in overseeing, guiding and challenging colleagues, both from within the Together for Children and those working in partner agencies who share our safeguarding responsibilities to children and young people across the community.

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.

If candidates would like to have an informal discussion about these important roles please contact Sarah Anavberokhai on 0191 561 2839

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered online with North East Jobs. Please check your email inbox after the closing date for notifications as you may not be notified by any other means. Please remember to check your junk mail items.

Please be advised if you have not heard from us in six weeks after the closing date please assume you have not been shortlisted.

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