Emergency Duty Team Social Worker/Advanced Practitioner

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 20/04/2021 23:59
£40,876 - £44,863
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Sunderland and area
Number of posts:
Closing date:
20 Apr
Further Information

Emergency Duty Team Social Worker/Advanced Practitioner
Grade 9 plus 15% shift allowance
£40,876 - £44,863

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Children's Emergency Duty Team with Together for Children. We are looking to recruit and experienced, qualified social work practitioner on a permanent basis who has evidence of continued professional development in Childrens Social Work and is able to demonstrate an ability to work at an advanced social work level within the Emergency Duty Team. This role requires Social Worker to have 5 years plus experience post qualified.

The successful candidate will have the confidence, ability and skills to manage complex and high risk Children's safeguarding situations whilst working alone. This will be within out of normal office hours, weekends and bank holidays. They must feel confident deciding whether matters considered by the Emergency Duty Team, require an immediate safeguarding response, and be able to independently initiate this considering relevant legislation, policy and procedures whilst ensuring safe planning for children and their families.

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

As well as an attractive salary package and 15% shift allowance other benefit of working for Together for Children include:

• Pension – We provide a Local government Pension

• Sick Pay – We will pay up to six months sick pay on full salary subject to service;

• Annual Leave – 25 days paid annual leave plus bank holidays, increasing to 30 days after 5 years’ service

• Employees can request to purchase additional annual leave via a salary sacrifice scheme

• My Club Nissan Scheme – 20% off a brand-new Nissan

• Everyone Active – Employees and their partners will be entitled to a reduced-price membership to Everyone Active gyms as well as a one free taster day available per employee

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 roles please contact Sarah Anavberokhai at sarah.anavberokhai@togetherforchildren.org.uk

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, including your invitation to any online assessment you are required to undertake and your to invite to interview if you are short-listed. 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.

Closing date 20th April 2021

Please note
This job is closed for applications.