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Job Title Senior Social Worker - EDT - Online Applications Only.
Job reference SSACED5
Department Children & Young People Services Department
Grade SCP 29-32
Pay From: £47,531.80 To: £51,282.30 per annum inclusive of a 30% enhancement for shift allowance.
Hours 37 Hours Per Week
Closing date 31 May 2022
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Job Description
Based at Municipal Building in Widnes, with the opportunity to work from home, 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 supported by experienced colleagues and managers.

Primarily you will work from a 24-hour office base in the Municipal Building.

The service operates on a shift rota basis including evenings, weekends, bank holidays, floating shifts and after midnight on-call working from home - for further details please see attached rota and terms and conditions of service document.

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? Including Mental Health Act Assessments.

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....

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.

Council employees are required to abide by the ethical standards embodied by the 7 NOLAN principles of conduct in public life. These include selflessness, integrity, objectivity, accountability, openness, honesty and leadership.

We welcome applicants from the BAME Community.

This post is subject to Enhanced DBS Disclosure and SWE Registration

For informal discussion please contact Lyn Hughes - Team Manager on 0151 511 8200 / 07842996909 or e-mail
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Job Application Packs
Job Description - Senior Social Worker EDT.pdf
Person Specification - Senior Social Worker EDT.pdf
Applicant Letter.pdf
Disclosure Application Form.pdf
Note: CVs should not be submitted as a replacement for the online job application form.