Triage Officer

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Part time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
30/10/2020 12:00
£27,041 pa pro rata
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Integrated Safeguarding and Intervention Team – Triage, South Tyneside
Post Number:
Closing date:
30 Oct
Further Information

Triage Officer – 18.5hpw
(Integrated Safeguarding Intervention Team - Triage)
£27,041 pa pro rata

You will be required to support and provide day to day supervision to the Integrated Safeguarding and Intervention Team Contact Officers to ensure that all initial Children and Families Social Care contacts and referrals entering the Integrated Safeguarding Intervention Team (ISIT) via telephone or written communication, are recorded accurately on the children’s social care record system.

To identify and prioritise the most vulnerable and at risk, provide advice, recommend action and record rationale in respect of future actions, contribute towards decision making to ensure all contacts are sign posted to or transferred to the appropriate service or person for action. Escalate to social workers for advice as necessary.

South Tyneside Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) disclosure will be sought along with other relevant pre-employment checks.

To find out more about this role and to apply please visit www.southtyneside.gov.uk alternatively you can email jobs@southtyneside.gov.uk or call (0191) 455 4968. BT Typetalkers welcome.

Closing date: Noon, 30 October 2020.

Please may we ask you to submit your Application form via email to jobs@southtyneside.gov.uk where possible. We apologise but due to the circumstances there may be unavoidable delays in the receipt and processing of posted Application forms.