Social Worker/Advanced Practitioner

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Casual / Seasonal / Bank / Permanently Variable hours
Working Pattern:
Please see advert text
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 23/06/2021 23:59
£40876 - £44863 pro rata
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Sunderland and area
Number of posts:
Closing date:
23 Jun
Further Information

Social Worker/Advanced Practitioner - Casual
Grade 9 £40876 - £44863 pro rata

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Children's Emergency Duty Team with Together for Children. We are looking to recruit experienced, qualified social work practitioners on a casual basis who have evidence of continued professional development in Children's 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 Workers 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.

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 23rd June 2021

Please note
This job is closed for applications.