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PVH Emergency Duty Team Social Worker, Advanced Practitioner

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Casual / Seasonal / Bank / Permanently Variable hours
Working Pattern:
As and when required
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 31/07/2019 23:59
£39782 - £43662
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Civic Centre, Sunderland
Number of posts:

Job details 

Closing date:
31 Jul

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Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

We are looking to recruit an experienced, qualified Social Work Practitioner with evidence of continued professional development, at least five years Childrens Social Work experience and is able to demonstrate enhanced theoretical, legislative and research knowledge.

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

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