Casual - EDT Social Worker (Level 2)

Full Time
Posted Today
Job description

Team: Emergency Duty Team.

Job Family: Supporting - CBG10

Salary: £17.16 per hour

Hours: 0 hours - when required by service

Location: Priory House, Shefford

Contact: Casual

Closing Date: Rolling advert to 30th September 2022

Interview Date: applications reviewed regularly and interviews arranged as required

More about the role; Come and find your greatness…….

An exciting opportunity has arisen with the Emergency Duty Team to support the service as a Casual Level 2 Social Worker. This role will involve being contacted to complete community visits for adults or children, the visits can vary from assessments, appropriate adult support or any casual support as required.

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 have responsibility for the overall 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.

As part of this role you will need to have access to your own transport and must be a qualified Social Worker or Nurse.

Central Bedfordshire Council has its own vision and values that are integral to everything we do. Our area vision is to make Central Bedfordshire 'A great place to live and work’.


You will be expected to demonstrate how you meet the key accountabilities and competencies detailed within this Recruitment Pack

For an informal discussion about this position, please contact: Charmaine Lock at or 0300 300 5937

For queries related to the recruitment of this vacancy, please contact: The Recruitment Team at



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 are committed to improving the diversity of our workforce to better reflect the communities we serve. Therefore we welcome applications from everyone. In addition 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 require assistance to apply for our roles, help with writing your CV, interview techniques or careers advice please contact our team of careers advisors at Our service is confidential, impartial and free for all.

We would love to meet you and to share our vision ‘Empowering you and your potential’ and how we work.

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