Application deadline 28th April 2019
Job reference 1803760
Job location North Yorkshire
Salary £34,788 - £38,813

Are you a qualified social worker, an AMHP looking for a new challenge?

Then why not join our Emergency Duty Team?

The Emergency Duty Team (EDT) provides an out of hours service for North Yorkshire County Council and the City of York and is based in County Hall, Northallerton. The principle responsibility of the EDT is to respond to out of hours requests where intervention from the Local Authority is required to safeguard a vulnerable child or adult until the next working day.

We have a unique opportunity for a qualified Social Worker to join us where you will provide support across both our adults and children’s services.

We are happy for this to be made up of one full time post or two part time posts so we welcome applications from those interested in either part time or full time work.

This is also a fantastic opportunity for someone seeking professional development and career enhancement as we can offer you the training you need to become an Approved Mental Health Practitioner.

We, like other teams, operate in an environment of transformational change and innovation. The team consists of 9 social workers, one Team Manager and 2 Team Leaders. Within a mystery shopping exercise our EDT obtained an excellent rating- something we are extremely proud of!
As a qualified Social Worker you will have a broad and detailed knowledge of all statutory functions of Social Care and Health Services (including legislation/guidance).

You will be dealing with complex cases that require thorough and robust risk making decision. The core focus of this role is to be the single point of contact for the social care service of children, adults, young people and mental health, out of hours.

While on duty you will assess and prioritise incoming work ensuring that the appropriate response in line with procedure and using their professional judgement. You will manage complex cases while on duty and will develop and share the specialist knowledge of other qualified profession.

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