Communities & Society
Safeguarding & Vulnerable Children and Adults
Senior Practitioner (Profile E) Emergency Duty Team
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: £38,052 - £41,846 pro rota plus 20%
Hours: 36.66 per week
Based: Marjorie Lees Unit, Royal Oldham Hospital, Rochdale Road, Oldham, OL1 2JH
Closing date: 29 March 2019, 12 noon
Shortlisting & Interview Dates: TBA
The Oldham Emergency Duty Team (EDT) requires a Senior Practitioner to join their current Social Work staff in delivering support and assessment to vulnerable children and adults outside of normal working hours.
The EDT covers the work of the children's, adults and mental health divisions of Oldham social services, responding to all emergency out-of-hours social work referrals during evenings, overnight, weekends and public holidays, where emergency intervention from the Local Authority is required to safeguard vulnerable children and adults.
This role will involve time limited work with service users in their own homes and communities, multi-agency work with other professionals and office based assessment, support, triage and administrative duties.
You must be passionate about safeguarding children and adults, confident in working with colleagues from all agencies to ensure effective service delivery, and promote co-ordinated integrated working for the best outcomes.
To succeed in this role you will need as a minimum:
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