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Emergency Duty Team Officer

closing date 25 Feb

Job Summary

Contract Type: Full Time/Permanent
Advert Start Date: 16 January, 2018
Advert End Date: 25 February, 2018
Salary: £30,785 - £35,444 (including two increments for AMHP) plus 26% out of hours allowance (pro-rata for part-time post)
Location: Yate (Badminton Road)
Weekly Hours: 37 & 18.5 hours per week
Job Category: Care/Social Work, Social Work/Care
Vacancy Ref: CYP6703/805/RP

Job Summary/Person Specification

Further information

We are excited to recruit to this role within the Emergency Duty Team, which provides an excellent social work service to the Unitary Authorities of South Gloucestershire, Bristol, Bath and North East Somerset and North Somerset. This position offers the opportunity to broaden your skillset and experience further.   You will work to a rolling rota which includes weekend and night working and 3 weeks off rota in every 10 weeks.

In this role you will have the fantastic opportunity to work within a small team of Senior Practitioners, where you will be prioritising effectively and making sound judgements in a variety of challenging situation. We are looking for an experienced Social Worker who holds an Approved Mental Health Professional qualification. You will be providing an out of hours service through a rota covering overnight, weekends and bank holidays.

We have two vacancies available:
* 1x  Full-time permanent 
* 1 x Part-time Fixed Term to cover maternity leave starting as soon as possible for approximately nine months.

Applications for job-share welcome.


South Gloucestershire Council is committed to treating everyone fairly, to challenging inequalities and to promoting equality of opportunity for all. We welcome applications from everyone and value diversity in our workforce.