Team: Emergency Duty Team
Job Family: CBG10+2 - Supporting
Salary: £30,744 - £34,092 per annum pro rata + 20% shift allowance + MRS £9,000 per annum pro rata + increments for Approved Mental Health Professionals.
Hours: 37 hours per week
Base Location: Priory House, Shefford
Contract Type: Permanent
Closing Date: 1st April 2020
More about the role:
An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Emergency Duty Team, the Social Worker role is varied. Within post you will be working on a rota to provide support to vulnerable people including children, adults and people with mental health issues. Full training will be provided to all successful candidates.
The Emergency Duty Team (EDT) provides an emergency social work service out of hours, the service is hosted by Central Bedfordshire Council (CBC) and provides a service to Bedford Borough Council (BBC) and Luton Borough Council (LBC). EDT respond to all emergency social care situations that arise out of hours and which cannot be left until the next working day. EDT will act to ensure the immediate protection and safeguarding of children, young people, and adults who are at risk of harm. All work is undertaken within the relevant legislative framework.
You will need to be an Approved Mental Health Professional (AMHP) or be willing to undertake the training. You will have a good understanding and experience of Adult Social Care and Children legislation with associated sound care management skills. You will need to be a positive, proactive and curious practitioner, you’ll know how to influence and shape an effective collaborative approach to the benefit of the people we support.
You will have responsibility for the delivery of statutory duties commensurate with supporting people within Adult and Children Social Care. You will discharge these duties in a manner that will put people at the centre of their care and support, demonstrating behaviours that result in the delivery of compassionate, caring, responsive, and proportionate care and support that is of high quality and evidences best value.
Succeed, and you will be part of a varied and dedicated team where flexibility and commitment go a long way. We will give you the chance to develop new skills, progress and support you to find your greatness. At Central Bedfordshire Council, we’re passionate about having a workforce that reflects our community. It’s why we’re committed to creating equal opportunities, so that we always embrace diversity.
To assess your suitability for the role, you must demonstrate how you meet the key outcomes, accountabilities and competencies. To do this, you’ll need to refer the Family Profile, Role Profile and Competency Framework which can be found in the Recruitment Pack: EDT Social Worker Level 2 Recruitment Pack
For an informal discussion about this position, please contact: Anita Dunk at Anita.Dunk@centralbedfordshire.gov.uk or call 0300 300 4845
For queries related to the recruitment of this vacancy, please contact: The Recruitment Team at firstname.lastname@example.org
Central Bedfordshire Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all employees, volunteers and contractors to share this commitment. This post is subject to the disclosure of criminal records.
Central Bedfordshire Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in the workplace. We are a Disability Confident employer, we are working to become a Disability Confident leader in our community.
To maintain a fair and consistent approach for applicants, it is Central Bedfordshire Council's policy to only consider applications made via our online application system and we therefore thank you for not submitting your application offline. If you do not have a CV to hand, please look on our website for a CV template that you can use to create your CV to apply for this role. http://www.centralbedfordshire.gov.uk/jobs/work-here/application.aspx
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