Doncaster Childrens Services Trust

 

Social Worker – Out of Hours

We are looking for experienced, confident and motivated Social Workers to provide an Out of Hours Service to Children and Young people on a permanent 24 hours minimum basis.

A minimum of 2 years relevant experience, post ASYE, is required to include knowledge of Child Protection, LAC, and up to date relevant legislation.  The successful candidate will be expected to have a sound understanding of thresholds in relation to Section 17 and Section 47 of the Children’s Act 1989.

Due to the nature of the role Social Workers will be required to work effectively with partner agencies in response to immediate Safeguarding concerns. Good communication skills are essential as is the ability to challenge effectively when required.

The successful candidate will be part of the Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) team which is a fast paced environment subject to challenging deadlines and changing priorities. The successful candidate will have experience of managing their own work load, and keep their direct line managers fully informed when required in areas of work that require further oversight and management decision making. You will work as part of a team and will work flexibly to meet the demands of the role.

This is an ideal opportunity to join the Trust who are committed to provide a quality service to our Children and Young Adults. The Trust is an innovative a developing organisation that offers ongoing training to staff to develop personal practice and enhance performance.

Details
Posted
Application deadline 12th December 2018
Job reference DCST/18/00087
Job location Doncaster
Hours per-week 24
Salary £30,614 - £36,178 (pro rata to part time)

Doncaster Childrens Services Trust

 

Social Worker – Out of Hours


We are looking for experienced, confident and motivated Social Workers to provide an Out of Hours Service to Children and Young people on a permanent 24 hours minimum basis.

A minimum of 2 years relevant experience, post ASYE, is required to include knowledge of Child Protection, LAC, and up to date relevant legislation.  The successful candidate will be expected to have a sound understanding of thresholds in relation to Section 17 and Section 47 of the Children’s Act 1989.

Due to the nature of the role Social Workers will be required to work effectively with partner agencies in response to immediate Safeguarding concerns. Good communication skills are essential as is the ability to challenge effectively when required.

The successful candidate will be part of the Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) team which is a fast paced environment subject to challenging deadlines and changing priorities. The successful candidate will have experience of managing their own work load, and keep their direct line managers fully informed when required in areas of work that require further oversight and management decision making. You will work as part of a team and will work flexibly to meet the demands of the role.

This is an ideal opportunity to join the Trust who are committed to provide a quality service to our Children and Young Adults. The Trust is an innovative a developing organisation that offers ongoing training to staff to develop personal practice and enhance performance.

We are committed to the equality of opportunity in the service provided to customers and all aspects of employment. We warmly welcome applications from all sectors of the community. Our recruitment policies, procedures and practices enable all applicants to be considered on merit and ability to do the job. We make reasonable adjustments, in the line with equality Act, for disabled applicants if these are needed.

To find out more about Doncaster Children’s Trust, please visit www.doncasterchildrenstrust.co.uk

If you wish to speak to someone about the role please contact Lesley Burns 01302 736904 or Amy McKenzie on 01302 734474.

To apply for this role please read the Job Description & Person Specification and complete the online application form by:

Closing date: Wednesday 12th December 2018

Interview Date: Monday 17th December 2018

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