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Social Worker - EDT

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
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Closed for applications on 16/10/2021 23:59
Unsociability Allowance of £3326.00 per annum
Hours per week:
Shift Work Out Of Hours
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
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Job details 

Closing date:
16 Oct

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Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

This role is restricted to internal applicants from the 5 Local Authorities within the Tees Valley.

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Social Worker or AMHP.

The Children’s Services Department within Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council provides an out of hours Emergency Duty Social Work Service, covering evenings, weekends and bank holidays, to all five Tees Valley Local Authorities. This service is generic across both children and adults.

Applicants must have a relevant professional qualification in social work, substantial experience and be registered with Social Work England

You must be available to work on a rota basis across 7 days including overnight and high demand times.

You would ideally hold an Approved Mental Health Professional (AMHP) qualification under Mental Health Legislation and have significant experience in the safeguarding of children, young people and adults. If coming from a children and adults background you must be willing to undertake training for your AMHP status.

You will bring with you a proven track record of success, be able to effectively communicate in a multi-agency environment, be confident in assessing and have the ability to risk manage complex situations.

The work is varied and challenging and in return we offer a supportive team environment. We are committed to continuous professional development, providing regular supervision and appraisals.
It is anticipated that appointment will be made at Grade L or above.

For detailed information on this role, please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification.

For a further informal discussion, please contact Graham Lyons, Emergency Duty Team Manager on 01642 524573.

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