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Details...

Job title:
Senior Social Worker - Emergency Duty Team
Job reference:
SSACED2
Department
People's Services
Grade:
SCP 35-38 plus 30% salary enhancement
Pay:
From: 9,638.27 To: 10,468.65 inclusive of a 30% enhancement (see attached terms and conditions documents for further information).
Hours:
An average of 18 hours (predominantly working from 9am to 6pm on alternate weekends)
Closing date:
22/01/2017

Description...

Based at Municipal Building in Widnes, the Halton and St Helens Emergency Duty Team provides an out of hours response to emergency situations for People's Services, Mental Health Services, Homelessness for Vulnerable People, Youth Offending and Asylum Seekers. We provide a point of contact for advice and where necessary an immediate emergency service to individuals and families who are experiencing crisis.

As a member of the Halton & St Helens EDT Service you will be part of a skilled and professional team including 5 full time social workers. You will work from a 24-hour office base and, at times, you will also be on-call from home.This post has been created to provide additional coverage at the weekend, predominantly working from 11am to 8pm on three out of five Saturday and Sundays.

Could you be who we are looking for?

Do you have the knowledge, skills and experience to deliver a high quality service to vulnerable children and adults?

Do you want to help shape the delivery of a new and exciting service?

Are you Social Work qualified with a minimum of 3 years post qualifying experience?

Do you have an awareness of the legislative and procedural issues relating to safeguarding work?

Can you operate with a high level of professional autonomy?

If so we want to hear from you….

For informal discussion please contact Lyn Hughes on 0151 511 8718 / 07966 318604 or e-mail lynhughes@sthelens.gov.uk.

This Authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This post is subject to Enhanced DBS Disclosure and HCPC Registration

When applying for this vacancy, you have the following options

For an application form and further details contact:

recruitment@sthelens.gov.uk

When requesting an application form please state your name, your address, the job you are interested in and the job reference number.
The Council's official job application form must be completed in all cases. CVs should not be submitted as a replacement.