Social Worker (Children's Social Care)
190002EW Requisition #

| Salary £28785 - £37849 per annum | Permanent, Full Time, 37 hours per week |


The Emergency Duty Team is looking to recruit a permanent Social Worker. Applicants from a Childcare and/or Adults Safeguarding background can be considered.


The Emergency Duty Team operates outside of core business hours and provides an Out of Hours service across Lancashire. The role of an Emergency Duty Team Social Worker is generic and covers both Children's and Adult's disciplines. Training will be provided.


This is an exciting opportunity to become part of a dynamic team, committed to providing a professional service responding to statutory emergencies and other social work matters within the Childcare and Adult arenas that cannot be safely left until the following working day.


Staff currently work to a rolling rota covering a range of shifts, largely based on the 4 days on 4 days off rota principle.


The successful candidate can expect full management and peer support, regular supervisions and access to a wide range of training opportunities.


Out of Hours enhancements will be payable and calculated in accordance with hours worked outside of core business hours.


The Emergency Duty Team covers the County of Lancashire, with the exception of Blackpool and Blackburn, and is based at Lancashire House, Enterprise Way, Accrington.


For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Sue Ryan, EDT Team Manager 07977507944

The post you are applying for is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013). If successful you will be required to apply to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) for a 'disclosure'. Further information can be found on the 'Our Recruitment Process' tab.

You must be registered with the Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC) to be appointed to this role.

You will be required to provide a car for use in connection with the duties of this post and must be insured for business use. However, we may consider you if you cannot drive because of a disability.

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